Most alcoholics, addicts, gamblers and co-dependents know the frustration of repetitive failure to reach their recovery goals. Consider one man who lived through various setbacks in life over 30 years: Failed in business in 1831 Defeated for the legislature in 1832 Again failed in business in 1834 Sweetheart died in 1835 Had a nervous breakdown …∞
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When I do good I feel good When I do bad I feel Bad And that is my religion. Abraham Lincoln Abe Lincoln’s spirituality is very close to mine combining actions, feelings and spirituality. And, I have found the guiding Higher Power deep within me – as the Big Book suggests. “. . . deep …∞
Image via Wikipedia AA adapted some of it’s principles from the Washingtonian Society At the height of its popularity, the Washingtonian Society attracted the attention of many prominent people, not the least of whom was Abraham Lincoln, whose speech delivered to the Springfield Washingtonian Temperance Society in February 1842 has become a classic. He began …∞
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