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This week, our recovery topic will be “The Paradoxes of Recovery.”

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People who work good Twelve Step programs have found a spiritual remedy that restores their faith in the universe and all things. They have found peace and reconciliation for their behavior during active addiction, and they have implemented a new system of behaviors and beliefs that seems to address all manner of problems. And whether they realize it or not, they’ve embraced the paradoxes of recovery.

https://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/articles/recovery-paradoxes

Tonight, we talk about The Paradoxes of the Program.

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When you “call”, reflect on these questions:
  • We Surrender to Win – What does this mean to you?
  • We Give Away to Keep – What does this mean to you?
  • It is in pardoning that we are pardoned – What does this mean to you?
  • We Are Reborn in Death – What does this mean to you?
  • Our Suffering Keeps Us Well – What does this mean to you?
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How The Program Works For You – Recovered 1232

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If you recently started a recovery program, congratulations! You have gotten over a major hurdle and have the opportunity to set a good foundation for a sober lifestyle. As you progress through your recovery process one day at a time, consider incorporating positive actions of recovery to help you create, and live, a better-than-normal life.

 

A big part of recovering from addiction and living a sober life is being good to yourself. For many people in recovery, taking care of your physical, emotional, and spiritual health becomes the focus of daily life. Rebuilding your life after addiction involves taking positive actions that reinforce your sobriety, and also allow you to feel fulfilled and to experience life in a way that is better than it was when you were in active addiction.

 

Tonight, we talk about How The Program Works For You.

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This week, our recovery topic will be “How The Program Works For You.”

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Call Recovered About How The Program Works For You

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There is magic and miracles in AA.  Go to any meeting long enough you will see people recover from the seemingly hopeless illness of alcoholism.  No one thought they would survive. It took the power of the program to heal us. It is generally considered that the AA program, as embodied in the 12 Steps, works through its emphasis on five important ideas: Honesty, Openness, Connection, Spirituality, and No agenda.

Tonight, we talk about How The Program Works For You.

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We need your voice!!  Share your story with the new person in recovery.
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When you “call”, reflect on these questions:
  • How does Honesty help your program?
  • How does being open support your recovery?
  • How does the fellowship/sponsor keep you sober?
  • Why is spirituality important to you?
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Not Fitting In – Recovered 1230

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Before we ever picked up a drink, we didn’t fit in. We felt different. But when we started using, we became accustomed to living in a world where drugs and alcohol provided us the ability to cope. We finally fit in. Then the bottom came.

In early recovery, coping with this new way of living is hard. We are not happy, joyous, and free like the others we see. At the same time, we are not using. We don’t fit in again. The pink cloud vanished.

Now, we were told it’s time to get to work. It’s time to develop the coping skills we always lacked. It’s time to work on a program of recovery. In the process, we developed intimate relationships with like-minded people and a host of coping skills. We found the cure to Not Fitting In.

Tonight, we talk about Not Fitting In.

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For information on the Book “Powerless Not Helpless”

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Why The Program Works For You

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On Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 7:30 pm eastern, join us for a Michigan-style meeting. Share your experience, strength, and hope as we have a meeting with the following recovery topic:
Why the Program Works For You
 
We are working our way through a book recently published by co-host Buddy C.
Find it here  https://amzn.to/3BW97rH
It is generally considered that the AA program, as embodied in the 12 Steps, works through its emphasis on five important ideas:

Honesty
Openness
Connection
Spirituality

No agenda
Thursday, we talk about why the program works for you.

Questions to ponder:

  • How does Honesty help your program?
  • How does being open support your recovery?
  • How does the fellowship/sponsor keep you sober?
  • Why is spirituality important to you?
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This week, our recovery topic will be “Not Fitting In.”

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Call Recovered About Not Fitting In

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Before we ever picked up a drink, we didn’t fit in.  We felt different. But when we started using, we became accustomed to living in a world where drugs and alcohol provided us the ability to cope.  We finally fit in.  Then the bottom came.

In early recovery, coping with this new way of living is hard.  We are not happy, joyous, and free like the others we see.  At the same time, we are not using.  We don’t fit in again.  The pink cloud vanished.

Now, we were told it’s time to get to work.  It’s time to develop the coping skills we always lacked.  It’s time to work on a program of recovery.  In the process, we developed intimate relationships with like-minded people and a host of coping skills.  We found the cure to Not Fitting In.

Tonight, we talk about Not Fitting In.

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We need your voice!!  Share your story with the new person in recovery.
To “call” in and share your experience, strength, and hope regarding this topic, just tap
You can always dial in and leave a message on this topic.  Just dial
When you “call”, reflect on these questions:
  • Have you ever had the feeling you didn’t fit in?
  • What were the circumstances?
  • Have you ever felt alone in a crowd?
  • Did you make new friends in recovery?
  • Did this help with the unease of not fitting in?
  • Do you still have old friends you know before recovery?
  • What is your experience with them now?
  • If you are still in contact, how have you navigated being sober while they still use
  • Have you found that being in AA has helped your feeling of not fitting in?
  • If so, what part of the program helped?
So you can prepare for Tuesday’s show, you can get a copy of our Show Notes,  just click