Mary Pearl T on Step 12 – Episode 297

Step 12: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these Steps, we tried to carry this message to others and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

Join us for the conclusion of Mary Pearl T's workshop on the 12 steps. She clearly illustrates, with warmth and wit, how she understands and lives this step.

Readings and Links

Listeners wrote and called with reflections on these episodes:

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Two listeners shared their own hope, strength, and experience on a question from an earlier episode, “What if my loved one never finds sobriety?”

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Step 11 with Mary Pearl T – 291

How have you deepened your conscious contact with your higher power? What is your practice of prayer and meditation?

Mary Pearl T leads us on an exploration of Step 11, “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.” She uses stories to illuminates her understanding of the step with her usual blend of humor and depth.

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In an upcoming episode, we will be talking about our favorite quotes and sayings. Please call us at 734-707-8795 or email feedback@therecoveryshow.com with your questions or experience, strength and hope. Or just leave a comment right here.

Mary Pearl T on Step 10 – 288

Step 10 says “We continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.” Mary Pearl T gives us her usual insightful and humorous take on this step.

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Mary Pearl T on Steps 8 and 9 – 286

Step 8: Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
Step 9: Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

Mary Pearl does her usual in-depth, funny, and moving presentation of these steps.

Readings and Links

A caller recommended the May 20 reading from Hope for Today.

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Mary Pearl T on Step 7 – Episode 282

Please enjoy Mary Pearl T's thoughts on Step 7, “Humbly asked him to remove our shortcomings.”

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Upcoming topics include “acronyms and alliterations”. Please call us at 734-707-8795 or email feedback@therecoveryshow.com to share your favorite Al-Anon acronym, such as QTIP (quit taking it personally), or an alliteration such as the 3 C's (didn't cause it, can't cure it, can't control it).