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





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Experience the Big Book AA Meetings Available Online

UPDATE:  THE ONLINE ZOOM AND TELECONFERENCE MEETINGS NOW REQUIRE A PASSWORD TO ACCESS. THE PASSWORD IS: 1234 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Experience the Big Book meetings will be accessible online as Zoom video conferences, starting Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 6pm central time.  These meetings can be accessed go to thought and click…

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Latest 30 episodes

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Saturday – Year 5 – Ep: 1 – The 12 Steps of AA – A game plan for living a spiritual life – Building an arch to freedom – The purpose of steps 1 thru 9

Back to live meetings! Will be reviewing different aspects of the message contained in the big book of Alcoholics Anonymous. Go to resources  on the site and find pdf on arch to freedom 
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Sunday – Year 5 – Ep: 5 – AA History – Where did the big book come from and AA in the beginning

We look at the books used in the writing of this powerful spiritual work. The spiritual principles came from many sources which we review in detail. Then see how AA was in the beginning and how the founders worked with newcomers and how the fellowship came into being. A look at Dr Bob and the…
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Wed – Year 5 – Ep 63 – Step 4 – Self Pity – The Steps We Took

We  finish our look at step 4 with some final thoughts on this step and then look at self pity. This appendix has an excellent look at this very destructive state of mind. The group found this to be very helpful. Love to hear from you mhurwitz50@gmail.com.
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Wed – Year 5 – Ep: 62 – Step 4 – The Steps We Took – Identifying What Blocks Us From God

In previous episodes I have looked in detail at the directions in the big book regarding step 4. I also went through the second step proposition exercise on fear. Now to complete our look at step 4 we get an excellent perspective on step 4 in this chapter.
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Wednesdays – Year 5- Ep: 59 – How it Works – Step 4 – Sex – The Specific Instructions on the Sex Inventory – Pages 68-9

How we use the specific questions and prayers in these pages to look at our behavior in relationships so we can mold with God’s direction a sane ideal for relationships. I think this inventory and these pages are not discussed at most meetings anymore. I hope this review will be helpful. Any comments mhurwitz50@gmail.com
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Wed – Year 5 – Ep: 49 – Step 4 – How it works – Pages 70-1 – The fourth step results! The fourth step promises!

we could also call this the fourth step results! welcome any comments mhurwitz50@gmail.com
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