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The second issue of 24 Newsletter has arrived at Stepstudy HQ, and it is a certified Good Read.
For those not familiar with the publication, 24 Newsletter is produced by the folks on East Ridge, an intentional community founded by AA old-timer and editor of the 12×12 Tom Powers.
Here’s a bit to whet your appetite:
“Many recoveries are never interrupted. They just proceed on and on to deeper degrees of sanity and reach a point of real spiritual awakening. It is possible, however, to take this Program and twist it. There are a few of us who do not value what is coming to us, who do not see the nature of this gift even if it is in our laps. I took my early growth in AA as an indication that I was really a pretty smart guy. I got all renewed in the smart-guy department and I began to take the parts of the Program I liked and leave out the parts I didn’t like. And this progressed to the point where the part of the Program that I didn’t like was the sobriety part.”
(Tom Powers, describing his relapse in Sanity—the Heart of the Program)
If you’d like to read more, just head over to alladdictsanonymous.org and click the top left link to sign up for the newsletter.
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