‘Before AA, I judged myself by my intentions, while the world was judging me by my actions’ Alcoholics Anonymous, p418, 4th ed.
When people talk about an inner voice in the context of spirituality, they are normally referring to an inner intuitive sense of direction in their life. This sense of there being an inner world, and […]
Quite often in an AA meeting or similar, you will hear someone announce themselves as my name is so-and-so and I’m grateful alcoholic/ addict, or I’m a grateful recovering alcoholic/addict. Equally, you are quite likely […]
People quite often like to categorise emotions as being good or bad, with emotions such as anger and self-pity been thought of as bad or weak. Emotions such as gratitude and a positive outlook are […]
Everyone’s journey from active alcoholism into sobriety is both unique and complex. One thing that is fairly common however, is that when people do sober up, they have to start living with themselves without alcohol.