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“I Wish I Could Go To The Retreat Without Having To Relapse.”

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 28, 2017 9:16:39 AM / by John MacDougall posted in Sober Housing, AA Big Book, Older Adult Recovery Programs, Men's Sober Residential, Women's Sober Residential

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           I have heard this wishful thinking many times over the past three years, since I came to work at The Retreat full time in May 2014. Many people who are sober in AA have a sense that their program isn’t all that it could be. They want more, but aren’t sure how to get it. Our Big Book says that it is easy to be vague about the matter of prayer and meditation, and then it goes on to make some “definite and valuable suggestions.” (page 86). The Retreat is all about those “definite and valuable suggestions” that we find in the Big Book.

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My Behavior is My Prayer.

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 10:02:46 AM / by John MacDougall posted in Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Big Book, Older Adult Recovery Programs, Men's Sober Residential, Women's Sober Residential

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The Spirituality of Experience.

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2017 8:30:00 AM / by Stephen Crane posted in Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Big Book, Older Adult Recovery Programs, Men's Sober Residential, Women's Sober Residential

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The Rise in Drug Abuse Among Baby Boomers.

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 17, 2015 9:30:00 AM / by John Curtiss posted in Alcoholics Anonymous, Recovery, Older Adult Recovery Programs, Drugs Adiction, Chemical Dependency

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