Sometimes a last resort is really a last resort. An all or nothing proposition that either saves you or allows you to be broken. That’s what the Psychedelic 12 Step was for Dmitri M. Then again, when you spend 20 years addicted to heroin and you’ve just lost your significant other, a last resort is pretty much all you’re looking for — and all you need.
Bill W learned about the power of prayer in recovery from the Oxford Group. The Oxford Group learned about the power from church. And the church learned all about it from Abraham himself. So what makes you think it won’t work for you? Okay, Abraham didn’t have an alcohol problem. Not that we know of anyway. Noah sure had a…
Everybody who knows about A.A. knows about Bill W. Most everybody also knows about Dr. Bob. But not everybody knows about Sister Mary Ignatia — and they should. Why? Because she was nothing less than the Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous. No foolin.’ Sister Mary Ignatia Sister Ignatia was a woman of deep and unwavering faith, but she wasn’t a nun….
This weekend legions of addicts and alcoholics will be descending upon Akron, Ohio for AA Founders Day. It’ll be the 84th of such occasions. And yet another glorious way to celebrate the miracle of sobriety. The Founding of AA Alcoholics Anonymous traces its origins to an early 20th century religious movement called the Oxford Group. Members of the Oxford Group…