AA speaker Dr. Mike presents a Big Book study podcast and thoughts on recovery





Below you will find the recordings made by Dr. Mike based on a "Experience the Big Book" study.  Find the one(s) you want and click "Listen here" to hear them on your computer.

Find the latest 30 episodes below grouped by the day of the week they were recorded. They are listed in reverse chronological order.

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Episodes By Day of Week

Latest 30 episodes

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Saturday – Ep: 406 – How it Works – Pages 60-3 – Step 3 – Part 1

Why do we need to be convinced that a life run on self will can never be successful? What does it look like? What are our basic troubles?
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Saturday – Ep: 404 – How it Works – Page 59 – AA has One Program of Recovery – The 12 Steps

I review the 12 steps and how they tie together to produce a psychic change -any comments mhurwitz50@gmail.com
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Saturday – Ep: 393 – Step 4 Sex Inventory Page 69-70 – Step 4 Promises Page 69-70

instructions for the sex inventory then we look at the promises as a result of the work done in step 4
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Saturday – Ep: 389 – Step 12 – Sponsorship – Joe Mcq from Joe and Charlie shares his thoughts – Powerful – From Carry this Message

This episode is about sponsorship. We cover the chapter in Carry this Message that has some excellent information on this topic. Joe Mcq gives his thoughts on this important and maybe misunderstood topic that I believe will be very helpful to listeners.
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Saturday – Ep: 388 – Sponsorship – AA History – Is AA effectively carrying the message? From Carry this Message chapter 2

This episode has further information on the synchronicity of events that led to the formation of AA. Then we finish the look at passing on this special gift that we have been given. How effectively is AA carrying the message today? The first two chapters in Carry this Message are completed in this episode.
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Saturday – Ep: 387 – Passing on a Special Gift – From Carry this message

Is AA today carrying this message? How effective are the meetings you attend passing on this special gift? How has the fellowship moved away from the program? This book is a powerful tool in sponsorship and how to work the steps. It follows the big book. Joe Mcq started the Joe and Charlie big book…
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Saturdays – Ep: 385 – Special Episode – Dr. Mike’s Story- Memorial Group – June 3, 2018

I spoke at the memorial Saturday night speaker meeting. Tried to carry the message that God has done and can do for me what I could never do for myself. My only goal is always to do his work well and let him demonstrate through me what he can do. Welcome any thoughts mhurwitz50@gmail.com
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Saturdays – Ep: 384 – Step 6 and 7 – Drop the Rock – Removing our character defects – Part 3

I can’t keep practicing my character defects and expect God to remove them!
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Saturdays – Ep: 383 – Step 6 and Step 7 – Drop the Rock – Removing our character defects – Part 2

Continue to look at the steps that transform me and the way I think and react to life.
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Saturdays – Ep: 382 – Steps 6 and 7 – Drop the Rock – Removing our character defects – Part 1

I continue our study of how steps 6 and 7 are the actions change me. How I approach them in initially and then apply them continuously for the rest of my life. My emotional sobriety is directly proportional to how well I apply these steps in my life.
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Saturdays – Ep: 379 – Step 6 and Step 7 instructions page 76 and review of 5th step promises and intro to Drop the Rock

Discuss the instructions on step 6 and 7 on page 76.  Then review the 5th step promises. We are going to look at the introduction to step 6-7 in Drop the Rock including the story about dropping the rock.
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