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by desypete
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New & 19 days sober!'
Replies: 11
Views: 2747

Re: New & 19 days sober!'

well done on 19 days

keep coming back it will work if you work it
by desypete
Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: The 12 Steps
Topic: Underlined 3rd and 11th step
Replies: 31
Views: 12053

Re: Underlined 3rd and 11th step

thanks for your post ezdzit247 it highlights my problem in aa and what i feel i am expected to come to believe in etc i can see from your post that you firmly believe in a god and that is ok that is your right to believe in whatever it is you wish, however the problem is i dont believe in one based ...
by desypete
Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: The 12 Steps
Topic: Underlined 3rd and 11th step
Replies: 31
Views: 12053

Re: Underlined 3rd and 11th step

thanks again guys for your posts i even had a chuckle at tosh post about thanking god for jim burwell you guys are my kind of people, its great to see this sort of aa is around. its the aa that i love. just practical sensible talk as for the book quote it is so true that only work with others helps ...
by desypete
Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: The 12 Steps
Topic: Underlined 3rd and 11th step
Replies: 31
Views: 12053

Re: Underlined 3rd and 11th step

thanks tosh and paige for your posts i still pop up around some of the meetings in my area where as at one time i used to be in a meeting almost every night as i lived and breathed aa because it helped me get my life back and i got my kids back out of care etc i got so much back from the people in a...
by desypete
Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: The 12 Steps
Topic: Underlined 3rd and 11th step
Replies: 31
Views: 12053

Re: Underlined 3rd and 11th step

my whole life has turned upside down these last couple of years, since my 16 year old son died from stomach cancer i came into aa with nothing, my young kids were put into foster care homes thanks to my drinking and my ex wifes drinking, i lost my business, all my money, my home and even ended up go...
by desypete
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:46 am
Forum: Service
Topic: "If AA Fails..." Quote
Replies: 7
Views: 9288

Re: "If AA Fails..." Quote

best thing i ever heard was those words lets not mess this thing up all my life i messed everything up as everything had to be done my way. aa is the only place i have found in the world that has shown me what my real problem in life really is and has been, if people dont say the things i want to he...
by desypete
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:27 am
Forum: Service
Topic: The future of our fellowship
Replies: 54
Views: 56529

Re: The future of our fellowship

the problem in aa is me what work am i prepared to do to help anyone else ? or do i want them all to read a book and just follow some words of wisdom ? there are far to many wine drinkers in aa who wouldnt know what a rock bottom is really like and still have there old ways they cling onto, the only...
by desypete
Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:24 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Outed as recovering - for political reasons: How to Handle?
Replies: 36
Views: 7010

Re: Outed as recovering - for political reasons: How to Hand

the aa message is simple and keep it simple we can only be there helping at aa meetings to help new comers and ourselfs by suporting our group etc thats all we do nothing else we are powerless over anything and everything we let the world and its problems deal with them themselves who are we to judg...