The Power of Appetite

“They struck me, but I did not become ill; they beat me, but I did not know it. When shall I awake? [Yet again] I will seek another drink” (Proverbs 23:35 NASB).

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12-Step Recovery Principles and Virtues

The 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are the Principles of the Program that we practice. Over the years many lists of virtues that correspond to each of the Twelve Steps — and their underlying spiritual nature — have been printed in local area AA newsletters and on pocket cards. The origins of these lists are […]

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Patience In Recovery

“Sometimes I get so tense, but I can’t speed up the time.” – Guns n’ Roses

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Why Carry the Message?

“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.” — Step 12. Alcoholics Anonymous

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Addiction and Addictive Agents

When most of us hear the word addict, we think of someone addicted to a chemical substance. However, addiction isn’t limited to just substance abuse.

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12 Steps and the Bible

Many people who apply the 12 Steps of Recovery are unaware that they are founded upon Biblical Principles

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