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Twelve Steps

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My Fourth Step: Freedom from Hindrance

When I first started going to AA, I always hear people talk about how ...

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Step Four: Get the Ball Rolling

I had four months of continuous sobriety and I had arrived to the “work” ...

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Step Four Overview: A Searching and Fearless Moral Inventory

At this point, we have put our faith and control of our lives into ...

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Step Three: Instant Gratification Isn’t Worth the Consequences

When I was finally ready to get sober, meaning I was willing enough to ...

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Turn the Wheel Over to God

“We thought well before taking this step making sure we were ready; that we ...

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Step Three: Trust the Process

The spiritual principle behind Step Three is faith, and that word can be a struggle ...

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Step Three in Recovery: Time For Action!

Step three in recovery calls us to ACTION!  It requires us to do a few things, ...

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Step Three in Alcoholics Anonymous: An Overview

As we prepare to start the step three, many of us are placed in ...

Step Two of Alcoholics Anonymous

Step Two: What Do You Have to Lose?

What is my biggest piece of advice to those struggling with Step Two? Think ...

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Came to Believe? Not Exactly

This Will Not Be One of Those “I Then Came to Believe” Stories When ...