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: 189 – 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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Saturday – Ep: 188 – How it Works – Step 4 – Sex inventory – 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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Saturday – Ep: 179 – More about Alcoholism – Step 1 – Pages 36-39 – A man called Fred – We have no defense against the first drink- The defense must come from God!

Fred’s story is the final example that we have no defense against the first drink. Will power, self knowledge, a perfect day, nothing stopped Fred from taking the first drink. Every time I read this story I see more truth!
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Saturday – Ep: 177 – Step 1 – What is the problem? – The Steps We Took – Part 2

The steps we took by Joe Mcq is an excellent look at the 12 steps. He has a way of making things very simple. He did the Joe and charlie big book weekends for almost 20 yrs.  He carried the message.
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Saturday – Ep: 176 – Step 1 – The Steps We Took – What is the problem? – Part 1

This is an excellent look at what it means to be powerless. For someone to admit defeat what is required? Recommend this book available on amazon carries the message!
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