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"Beating" Addictions, Honesty

I recently had a good friend express interest in my thoughts on “keeping clean”, “beating addiction”. Here are some of my ramblings for your consideration. 482 more words

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Principles of The 12 Step Program, # 12

Step # 12 “Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.” 150 more words

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Principles of The 12 Step Program, # 11

Step # 11 “We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscience contact with God, as we understood him, praying only for the knowledge of His will for our lives and the power to carry it out. 411 more words

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Principles of The 12 Step Program, #10

Step # 10 “We continued to take personal inventories and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.”

The principle behind Step # 10: Perseverance

I live at the top of a rather steep hill. 368 more words

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Principles of The 12 Step Program, # 9

Step # 9 “We made direct amends to such people whenever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.”

The principle behind Step # 9: Self-discipline… 329 more words

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Principles of The 12 Step Program, # 8

Step # 8 “We made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.”

The Principle Behind Step # 8: 314 more words

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