The Recovery Show

What is Al-Anon? – Episode 10

Spencer, Swetha, and Kelli talk about their experience with Al-Anon, attempting to address the question “What is Al-Anon?” We start by talking about what brought us to the program. Swetha’s boyfriend suggested the program to her, but she didn’t think at first that she qualified. Kelli’s boyfriend’s sponsor told her that if she was going…

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Mary Pearl T on making amends

Mary Pearl is open and honest, with a wonderful sense of humor. This is part of a longer talk, so it starts in the middle of an anecdote. She talks here about Steps 6, “Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character”, 7, “Humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings”, 8, “Made…

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Resentment – Episode 8

We discuss resentment. How do we understand it? How does it affect us? How do we recognize resentment? What tools have we learned to deal with it?

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we shall overcome – a meditation

      We shall overcome. – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.     Today in the US is Martin Luther King, Jr. day. It is a day to recall how far we have come, and a day to contemplate how far we have to go, in many ways. The hymn, “We Shall Overcome” reminds…

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home – a meditation

  Settle down, it’ll all be clear Don’t pay no mind to the demons They fill you with fear The trouble it might drag you down If you get lost, you can always be found Just know you’re not alone Cause I’m going to make this place your home Philip Phillips – Home   I have…

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