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BG Daily Post -- Aug 23, 2019

August 23 – Eye Opener (1950)

Alcoholism is now recognized as a disease, and this recognition brought about countless studies and experimentations on the part of the physicians, scientists, educators, employers, etc.

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Unity

Tradition 1 – Our common welfare should come first, personal recovery depends upon Unity.

Now read it again. And again.

Sounds like Unity is vital, but what does unity actually mean. 109 more words

Abstinence

The 5-10-11-12 Club

“… become, one day at a time, the people we want to be.” — Hope for Today

I often talk about how I am striving each day to become the very best version of me. 280 more words

Alanon

BG Daily Post -- Aug 22, 2019

August 22 – Eye Opener (1950)

Had Doctor Bob died in May 1935, he would have died a failure – a man who had wasted years of training and exceptional ability, a despair and a disappointment to his family, his profession and himself.

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Another Experience I Had While Trying to Leave AA: People Tried To Convince Me To Try Other Fellowships That I Didn't Need and Some Did So In Very Abusive Ways

A few of the people who abused me in AA, including a sponsor who was abusive in practically every way and my ex-boyfriend who repeatedly raped me, now go to Sex Addicts Anonymous, as well as some other sexual offenders that I met in AA. 638 more words

Trauma And Abuse

The Tale of the Beast and the Architect

There is a beast that dwells in my house. It is a foul beast – stench hovers about it, a cloud of rot that coats and clings stubbornly to every surface it touches. 855 more words

BG Daily Post -- Aug 19, 2019

August 19 – Eye Opener (1950)

The newspapers announced that Doctor Bob died on November 19th, 1950, but we of AA know different. He lives today in the grateful hearts of three hundred and fifty thousand alcoholics and probably three times that number of dependents of alcoholics.

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