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New Location! Circle of Unity will be at the Inn at Grand Glaize

The location for the Circle of Unity Conference has been changed. It will be held at the Inn at Grand Glaize at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. 406 more words

M(3), 1/26/15: From Hell to the Mountaintop

Driving to today’s meeting, I would have guessed a meeting attendance of two people, and that would have been the high end.  And the big storm hasn’t even arrived yet… yikes! 570 more words



I’ve been in a horrible place since December 10, 2014. I’ve done my best to keep up a positive attitude and honestly I know all will turn out wonderful in some weird, unexpected way. 982 more words

Personal Growth

In Memoriam: Ernie Kurtz, 1935-2015

All serious historians of alcohol and drugs will be saddened to hear of the passing, last week, of Ernest (“Ernie”) Kurtz, the first and foremost historian of Alcoholics Anonymous. 533 more words

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A Different Type of Lunch Meeting

I attended my first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. But I’m not an alcoholic. Really, I’m not. I can take it or leave it. 1,414 more words


So What Really Happens in an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting? by Jean-Paul Bedard

I wish I had read this prior to my first AA meeting, it would have been very helpful and alleviated some of my knee knocking fear. 990 more words


Going All-In For Recovery

One of the most detrimental things an addict / alcoholic can do to hinder their recovery is to believe the world’s view that their problem is an external one – that if only they’d quit drinking or drugging they’d be restored, good as new. 812 more words