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Is Self- Responsibility Safe?

Is Self- Responsibility Safe?

If I have been conditioned to believe that, in practice, being responsible means being blamed, or, on the other hand, being burdened, I may have not realized I have had this trait, this triggered reaction embedded in my attitude until I run right into it in...
Well done, thank you, help!

Well done, thank you, help!

I want to share a recovery tool I love when working the Steps. It’s daily texts between the person or persons working the steps and the others working the steps if it’s in a group, or the support person, sibling traveler, sister traveler, fellow traveler, or sponsor....
Missed Chances And Mistakes

Missed Chances And Mistakes

Missed Chances and Mistakes. Do we “deserve” a second chance—or a third one, or a fourth? Are there “do-overs” in life? In 12-Step recovery, we have them, every single day. No matter what we’ve done—or failed to do—if we are in these rooms or on these calls, we are...
Willing To Be Ready… Set And Go!

Willing To Be Ready… Set And Go!

I have been in a Twelve Step Program for food for over 20 years, where, at my first meeting, newcomers were encouraged to get a sponsor right away and work the Steps. Having not been in a Twelve Step program before this one, I accepted the recommendation and was...
Without The Steps There Is No Core

Without The Steps There Is No Core

I want to say something that some may have a hard time hearing. ACA has, in my opinion, been abused by the confusion that skewed WSO’s framing of our program. I see and hear people with a lot of time and good will trying to come to grips with fashioning core...
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