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Faith Facts Friday with Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Basic Text Broken Down – Part Four Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other recover from drug and alcohol addiction. It was founded in July of 1953, just celebrated its sixty-first anniversary, and...

Faith Facts Friday With Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Big Book Broken Down – Part Four Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other to recover from alcohol and drug addiction. It was founded in June of 1935, just celebrated its seventy-ninth anniversary, and...

Faith Facts Friday with Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Basic Text Broken Down – Part Three Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other recover from drug and alcohol addiction. It was founded in July of 1953, just celebrated its sixty-first anniversary, and...

Faith Facts Friday With Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Big Book Broken Down – Part Three Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other to recover from alcohol and drug addiction. It was founded in June of 1935, just celebrated its seventy-ninth anniversary, and...

Faith Facts Friday with Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Basic Text Broken Down – Part Two Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other recover from drug and alcohol addiction. It was founded in July of 1953, just celebrated its sixty-first anniversary, and...

Faith Facts Friday With Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Big Book Broken Down – Part Two Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other to recover from alcohol and drug addiction. It was founded in June of 1935, just celebrated its seventy-ninth anniversary, and...

Faith Facts Friday with Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Basic Text Broken Down – Part One Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other recover from drug and alcohol addiction. It was founded in July of 1953, just celebrated its sixty-first anniversary, and...

Faith Facts Friday with Fiona

Written By: Fiona Stockard The Big Book Broken Down – Part One Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who help each other to recover from alcohol and drug addiction. It was founded in June of 1935, just celebrated its seventy-ninth anniversary,...

Same Sh*t Different Meeting: God

Written By: Anjelica G Articles are the sole work of the individual author and do not express the opinion of Sobriety for Women You Want Me to What?! I came to a halt at step three. “Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of god as we...

Tips to Help Quit Smoking

Written By: Katie Schipper Busting the Myths of Quitting Tobacco in Early-Sobriety Giving up drugs and alcohol is hard. If it were easy, then we wouldn’t need treatment, and twelve-step fellowships, and therapy, and IOP, and so on. Getting sober is really hard. Giving...

How to Pick a Sponsor

Written By: Katie Schipper What is Sponsorship? In twelve-step recovery programs, sponsorship is vital. A sponsor has a singular purpose – to take another alcoholic or addict through the twelve-steps so that that woman may in turn take others through the steps....

What is Step Four?

Written By: Fiona Stockard Made a Searching and Fearless Moral Inventory of Ourselves “A business which takes no regular inventory usually goes broke. Taking commercial inventory is a fact-finding and a fact-facing process. It is an effort to discover the truth about...
Resting On Your Laurels

Resting On Your Laurels

What Does Resting On Your Laurels Even Mean? That’s a good question! Resting on your laurels is when you’re so satisfied with your achievements that you stop growing. You stop making an attempt to grow in the image and likeness of God as you understand...
Why Should I Make Amends?

Why Should I Make Amends?

The Invaluable Task of Making Amends When I think about the ninth step, I think about god. I can’t help it! During the ninth step is when god came to me. It says in the Big Book that god comes to some slowly and to some all at once. I was blessed to have a...

A Voice From Al-Anon: Learning to Listen

Listening is the Hardest Part Al-Anon has taught me that pray requires listening. One of our slogans is Listen and Learn. Another is Progress Not Perfection. Another is Recovery is a Verb. Okay, I made that last one up. It’s good, isn’t it! In Al-Anon...

How Does Al-Anon Work?

A Voice From Al-Anon Meetings of Al-Anon and ACA are helping me to recover myself. See, I’d wandered into a swamp of confusion and crisis. This swamp was twenty year marriage, during which I drank right alongside my handsome, fun-loving husband. My husband and I...

Is Alcoholics Anonymous Right For Me?

When I came to, metaphorically and literally, in my first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, I knew I’d met my match. See, even at twenty years old, sitting in a musty room with people double and triple my age, I felt at home. Not at home like when I sank into my bed...
Being the Mother of an Addict

Being the Mother of an Addict

Being the Mother of an Addict Isn’t Easy I’ve been on the journey of recovery with my daughter for six years. Today she celebrates twenty months sober! That’s almost two years. Remember, I said we’ve been on this journey for six. My daughter,...

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