Recovery in theDigital Age - Recovered 1017
Release Date: 07/24/2019
Joe and Charlie giving their "Big Book Comes Alive" presentation - July 25th 2013 Premium Membership Information Sustaining Partner Information Episode Partner Donationinfo_outline Step 10 - Recovered 1267
Continuing to do anything in our daily lives usually means getting better at it. And so it goes with Step Ten of AA Alcoholics Anonymous. Nobody ever really enjoys admitting to being wrong, it’s much easier to blame others. Admitting when we are wrong and promptly being accountable for our side of the street is absolutely necessary in order for us to maintain our spiritual progress in recovery. The best part about practicing the Tenth Step of AA in our daily lives is that the more we exercise self-discovery, honesty, humility, and reflection, the fewer apologies, and amends we have to make!...info_outline Joe and Charlie Part 7 - Recovered 1266
Joe and Charlie giving their "Big Book Comes Alive" presentation - July 25th 2013 Premium Membership Information Sustaining Partner Information Episode Partner Donationinfo_outline Steps 8 & 9 - Recovered 1265
“Every A.A. has found that he can make little headway in this new adventure of living until he first backtracks and really makes an accurate and unsparing survey of the human wreckage he has left in his wake.” Remember, you have acted with courage working all of your previous steps in AA and staying sober! With Step Eight you have the opportunity to translate your experience of courage into developing a compassionate spirit. The exact wording of step 8 is: Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. “The readiness to take the full consequences...info_outline Joe and Charlie Part 6 - Recovered 1264
Joe and Charlie giving their "Big Book Comes Alive" presentation - July 25th 2013 Premium Membership Information Sustaining Partner Information Episode Partner Donationinfo_outline Joe and Charlie Part 5 - Recovered 1263
Step Seven of AA’s Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Step recovery program is about getting rid of character defects and replacing them by practicing humility and spiritual principles. Working on the seventh step requires frequent thoughtfulness and commitment to being honest, courageous, and humble. We discovered our assets and shortcomings when working on steps four and five. With Step 7 we became prepared to deal with these qualities so that in Step 7 we could be ready to act. The exact wording of step 7 is: Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings. Tonight, we talk about Step 7 3:25 To...info_outline Joe and Charlie Part 4 - Recovered 1262
Step Six of AA’s Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Step program of recovery is all about the removal of what doesn’t work in our lives anymore. Since you have completed Step Four and Five you surely have plenty of things that were revealed to you about what you need to get rid of! So now it’s time to allow a Higher Power to cut out these attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors at the source. You get to partner up with your Higher Power and make a firm decision to let go of the character defects and flaws that have been ruling your life and leading to self-destruction. The exact wording of step 6 is:...info_outline
Modern communication in recovery is flowing from one alcoholic to another in ways that are high-tech, relatively open-ended and evolving quickly. Protecting anonymity is a major concern for members, who are accessing the Internet in ever-growing numbers.
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Now, back to the show…
Tonight, the topic is
Recovery in the Digital Age
When we use digital media, we are responsible for our own anonymity
and for protecting that of others. When we post, text, or blog, we should
consider whether we are publishing at the public level. When we break
our anonymity in these forums, we may inadvertently break the anonymity
Conference approved literature clearly defines how to protect anonymity. Conference approved literature states:
A.A.s do not publicly identify themselves as A.A. members using their full names and/or full-face photos.
What technology tools do you use in recovery?
How does it help?
How do you use it?
How do you get it?
- Google groups
- Online recovery support podcast
- Online meetings
- Audible books
- Phone calls
- Group texting apps
What about open talks?
Isn’t that breaking anonymity?
Is there anything special you use with sponsees
What do you recommend to new people?
How does technology hinder your recovery program?
Are you concerned with privacy?
How do you protect your anonymity?
Do you worry about “Normal” people finding out you are in recovery when online?
Does your home group have a technology outreach?
We asked our listeners about this topic.
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We asked our listeners,
"What technology tools do you use in recovery?”
Did you take the survey?
What would be your answer?
When is texting most appropriate?
When is a phone call most appropriate?
When is face to face most appropriate?
Does anybody use us mail?
What are online meetings?
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Recovery in the Digital Age
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What would you say to the new guy about Recovery in the Digital Age?
So Remember; abandon yourself to God and admit your faults. Clear away the wreckage of your past and give freely. God bless and see you next time.