Some Step 11 Ideas on Meditation — Jerry L.

Some Step 11 Ideas On Meditation Essay December 2018 Step 11: Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. Many groups, religious and non-religious, have long experience practicing meditation. Here are some of the practices that they have found helpful. Get a meditation book like SA’s The Real Connection or any...

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Fond Remembrance of Roy K.

I would like to share my memories of Roy K., who was perhaps second only to my father in influencing my life for the better. My first contact with Roy was through a “Dear Abby” letter that appeared in the New Orleans Times Picayune in June 19811. In the letter, the writer described his battles with pornography, prostitutes, street behavior, affairs, masturbation, and loss of self worth. His fatal malady was lust; he was a “sexaholic.” He signed...

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El Servicio Y La Conexión Real / Service And The Real Connection

El Servicio Y La Conexión Real Essay December 2018 Agradecido por la fraternidad y por el servicio que prestan en la revista. Aqui les copio un texto mío sobre El Servicio Y La Conexión Real por si les interesa publicarlo en la revista ensay. Un saludo fraterno, Rafael He sido una persona que a pesar de haber estudiado una carrera humanística siempre viví una vida en la que el centro de todo era yo. Yo no le servía a nadie. Más bien, y salvo...

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Emotional Sobriety

Emotional Sobriety– A Prayer for Freedom Essay October 2018 Throughout my life I used food, alcohol, drugs, relationships, sex, work, and achievements to fill up a gaping hole inside which never seemed satisfied. I had an insatiable need for recognition from people. I viewed everything through a prism of me, self-obsession to the nth degree. This microscope on my faults and merits came into recovery with me, along with an almost absolute...

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Harvey A. “Shame & the Fourth Dimension”

[From Essay May 2018] Shame And The Fourth Dimension Harvey A. from Nashville SA/S-Anon International Convention — San Antonio, TX 1/12 – 14/18 Introduction: Hello. I feel a little awkward. I’m Mark. I’m a sexaholic from San Antonio. My recovery date is December 14th of 2007. This disease is life or death for me. I’m so grateful to be here and to get the honor of introducing our keynote speaker, the Saturday night speaker, tonight. It’s...

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La Conversión Y La Humildad

La Conversión Y La Humildad Essay October 2018 Mi lucha contra la adicción estaba devorándome las entrañas, y no podía encontrar otra salida que crucificar a mi hermano. Como hacían los monjes en la Edad Media cuando se flagelaban las espaldas por haber pecado, yo me flagelaba psicológicamente muy duro y hacía eso con los demás. Descubrí que mi relación con el otro siempre es un reflejo de mi relación conmigo mismo. Por eso es que los demás me...

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