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: 218 – Acceptance was the Answer – Pages 407-420 – Part 1

Before starting over for the 10th time on Sunday the big book I wanted to look at this famous chapter which is Dr. Paul’s story. I found this story very moving when I first read it years ago. It was the third edition. They changed the pages and title in the fourth edition because so…
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Saturday – Ep: 203 – Step 2 – We Agnostics – Pages 55-57 – Powerful conclusion to this chapter!

Have you stepped from bridge of reason to shore of faith? How do you fix your cornerstone in place? When we drew near to Him He disclosed Himself to us!
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Saturdays – Ep: 200 – Steps 6-7 – Carry this Message – Growing and Changing

The book carry this message is a companion to the steps we took. It is how Joe Mcq looks at the steps from the viewpoint of you taking someone through the steps. He started the Joe and Charlie big book study weekends in 1980 and brought the message to so many. His chapter on these…
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Saturday – Ep: 199 – Steps 6-7 – Drop the Rock – Part 4

At the request of several members I am going through the book Drop the Rock. In this episode I complete the review of step 6. Let me know if you find this helpful with your program. mhurwitz5@gmail.com
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Saturday – Ep 198 – Steps 6-7 – Drop the Rock – Part 3

I was going present the book Drop the Rock at the Sunday night meeting. I didn’t see how I could do it effectively in a meeting setting. There are over a hundred pages of information. I was struggling what to copy, what to present, how much time it would take, etc. Patty suggested record at…
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Saturday – Ep: 197 – Steps 6-7 -Drop the Rock! – Part 2

I complete looking at the introduction to steps 6-7. Look at the principles behind the steps. How we use this step to change my thinking and actions. Then I will do special episodes on these steps using material from the book Drop the Rock. The first special episode follows on the site. Let me hear…
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Saturday – Ep: 196 – Steps 6 and 7 – Drop the Rock – Part 1

There are only 2 paragraphs in the big book on Steps 6 and 7. I believe these two steps are the key to changing my personality and unblocking me from God. Then I can receive his direction and power. I am going to spend the next few weeks on these steps using the book drop…
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Saturdays – Ep: 194 – Step 5 -The 5th step promises and results – Into Action – Pages 72-75

We complete the look at steps 4-5. There are 5th step promises in these pages. Also suggestions about your attitude and willingness to be thorough and honest in your step 5. Then before beginning the actions of step 6-12 there are a series of questions. How is the cement in your spiritual structure? Are you…
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Saturdays – Ep: 192 – Step 5 – What we are trying to accomplish? – Into Action – Pages 72-3

On these 2 pages we look at what we have been trying to do up to this point and how step 5 relates to this process. There are good reasons given why we should do this step and a warning if we don’t.
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