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THE WASHINGTONIAN SOCIETY

THE WASHINGTONIAN SOCIETY

        By Bob k “Jack Alexander, Saturday Evening Post, was also one of the friends to whom Bill sent material. Of the Twelve Tradition essays, Alexander has this to say: ‘The only serious (in my view) defect is that you have treated the old Washingtonian Society too briefly; most people never heard […]

Fallen Woman Rise Up and Become Angels With Dirty Faces

Fallen Woman Rise Up and Become Angels With Dirty Faces

 Marty Mann and The early women of A.A. A tremendous change has taken place over the past few generations in the way alcoholics are viewed in our society. Although it is undeniable that some level of unawareness and misunderstanding remains, substantial improvements have been effected since the 1930s. We have cause to be grateful. The […]

Denial, Egyptian Crocodiles, and a River of dry Mummies

Denial, Egyptian Crocodiles, and a River of dry Mummies

      Two weeks ago I was sitting in a group at the Joel Osteen pavilion and introduce myself to a stranger, sitting right next to me, His name was Richard, he started out with that  he had a problem with speed (methamphetamine) I asked if he was addicted?  He said no, I ask […]

The chicken is involved, but the Pig is Committed .

Bacon and Eggs Recovery

    The chicken is involved, but the pig is committed “How soon after a person has come on the AA Program can they become a sponsor?” “I’ve heard of persons being dry one day and going on a Twelfth Step call, with excellent and enduring results for both parties.” AA Grapevine, May 1950, Vol. […]

Children Of A Lesser Charge.

Children Of A Lesser Charge.

  What happens when there is an increased loss of positrons leading to an imminent and irreversible system failure?  If detected in time and have received a divine spark to get off the alkaline, there is AA recharging transformer stations placed in strategic locations. Is it an open meeting? Can AAA batteries attend?  Of course […]

Sponsor, Rich and a Switch, Poor and it’s the grave yard Door

Sponsor, Rich and a Switch, Poor and it’s the grave yard Door

  Bill,  said “The sponsor is a mentor, a friend and a sounding board, and a good one… a bad one can also mean the difference between Life and Death.” I’m not sure if I agree that a bad sponsor makes the difference between life and death. In the beginning I had a bad sponsor […]

A Doctor, A Lawyer, and An Indian Chief.

A Doctor, A Lawyer, and An Indian Chief.

Bill Wilson was introduced to Dr. Robert Smith who was not able to get and stay sober for any length of time despite his best efforts. Robert Smith told Bill that he would (reluctantly) give him 15 minutes. Robert told him that he had taken the cure, been to therapy had been prayed over, that […]

The First Chip Monk Started With a Habit: Sister Ignatia

The First Chip Monk Started With a Habit: Sister Ignatia

 The beginning of the  beginners chip or the desire chip. An outward sign of an inner commitment to try our way of life (to stay sober) for 24 hours, are there any takers? If it doesn’t work for you we will gladly refund your misery. “In 1950, the year of his death, (Dr. Bob Smith) carried the A.A. message to more than […]