I am currently reading Nell Wing’s book ‘Grateful to Have Been There; My 42 Years with Bill and Lois and the Evolution of Alcoholics Anonymous’. This is a revealing personality insight into Bill W. In a recent article I related what Nell said about Bill W. on Humility. Another passage that caught my attention is; …∞
A variety of faith-based groups share a similar mission: to help people recover from alcohol and other drug dependency. Inside Bay Area reported that spirituality has been a part of recovery since the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous 75 years ago, but has received a boost under the Bush administration’s “faith-based” funding initiative, which has provided …∞
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The terms "spiritual experience" and "spiritual awakening" are used many times in our book which, upon careful reading, show that the personality change sufficient to bring about recovery from alcoholism has manifested itself among us in many different forms. Yet it is true that our first printing gave many readers the impression that these personality …∞
Came to Believe The spiritual adventure of Alcoholics Anonymous as experienced by individual members. Over 75 A.A. members from all over the world describe the wide diversity of convictions implied in “God as we understood Him.” Especially helpful to those who confuse “spiritual” with “religious.” – Order now >> Came to Believe – Related Reading:
Many religious organisation and faiths apply the 12 Steps to recovery based on their particular perspective. These are some of them, others can be found on the internet. Calix Society Overcomers Outreach, Inc. JACS (Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others) Alcoholics Victorious International Ministers & Pastors in Recovery National Assoc. for Christian Recovery …∞
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