The AA General Service Office has published a workbook with detailed recommendations for methods of approaching correctional-facility officials with the intent of developing an in-prison AA program.
Afterward, when she shares from the podium, she thanks me for not insisting that there is only one way to get well, for showing her that there is more than one way to believe. As laymen, our opinion as to its soundness may, of course, mean little. While some studies have suggested an association between AA attendance and increased abstinence or other positive outcomes,      other studies have not.
She seems so easy in her skin. At twelve step meetings the group will typically break out into subgroups depending on where they are in their program and start working on the twelve steps outlined in the program.
Ignoring her, I keep my eyes steady on him. People keep their eyes on the blond girl while they fish around in their wallets and purses for dollar bills. I will never have what they have.
Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Rudy and Arthur L. It does not accept donations from people or organizations outside of AA.
I look around the room: My daily inventory-taking of everyone. She gives me a kiss on the cheek. Informally known as "The Big Book" with its first pages virtually unchanged since the editionit suggests a twelve-step program in which members admit that they are powerless over alcohol and need help from a "higher power".