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sobercow
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avaneesh912 wrote:A drunk fell in a hole and couldn't get out. A businessman went by. The drunk called out for help. The businessman threw him some money and told him get yourself a ladder. But the drunk could not find a ladder in this hole he was in.

A doctor walked by. The drunk said, "Help, I can't get out." The doctor gave him drugs and said, "Take this, it will relieve the pain." The drunk said thanks, but when the pills ran out, he was still in the hole.

A renowned psychiatrist rode by and heard the drunk’s cries for help. He stopped and said, "How did you get there? Were you born there? Were you put there by your parents? Tell me about yourself, it will alleviate your sense of loneliness." So the drunk talked with him for an hour, then the psychiatrist had to leave, but he said he'd be back next week. The drunk thanked him, but he was still in his hole.

A priest came by the drunk called for help. The priest gave him a Bible and said I'll say a prayer for you. He got down on his knees and prayed for the drunk, then left. The drunk was very grateful, he read the Bible, but he was still stuck in that hole.

A recovering alcoholic happened to be passing by. The drunk cried out, “Hey, help me, I'm stuck in this hole." Right away, the recovering alcoholic jumped in the hole with him. The drunk said, "What are you doing? Now we're both stuck here." But the recovering alcoholic said, “It's okay, I've been here before, I know how to get out.
Step 1. Admitted we were powerless over alcohol that it had made our live's unmanageable.

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Meditate on your powerlessness, I work on Steps 1, 2, 3. Everyday^
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i am not sure where you are in the program. we are restored to sanity once we get into 10, 11 and 12. The power we get connected will take care off our problems. Our part is to stay in touch with the power.
Show him the mental twist which leads to the first drink of a spree. We suggest you do this as we have done it in the chapter on alcoholism.(Alcoholics Anonymous, Page 92)

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Step 1. Admitted we were powerless over alcohol that it had made our live's unmanageable.
They rewrote Step 1??

Alcohol didn't make my life unmanageable. My life was unmanageable, so I had to drink to stand it 8)
Ian S
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