MTG – Ocoee – “Monday Miracles”

WHAT I LEARNED: If parents bring their kids to the doctor when they have an illness so they can get better , why don’t they bring them to Alateen since alcoholism is also an illness?  …just saying… 

MTG – Orlando – “Courage 2 Be Me Alateen AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: Sometimes mispronounced words makes me hear things differently – for example: A) Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unimaginable. B) Step 5: Admitted to God, to ourselves, & to another human being the abstract nature of our wrongs.

MTG – Ocoee – “Monday Miracles”

WHAT I LEARNED: …if no one knows us as we really are, we run the risk of making ourselves victims of our own self-hatred.  If we can be loved by somebody who sees us as we are, we will then be able to accept ourselves.  Others rarely think we’re as bad as we think we…

CAL – Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2017 (Item # N/A)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. My next “CAL Chat” podcast guest said that “Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2017” was her favorite outreach piece that she wanted to talk about on my “CAL Chat” show (Episode #9), so it was time to read it all the way through!  I had read entire versions of previous ones so I was…

MTG – Orlando – “Courage 2 Be Me Alateen AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: “…the simplest definition of humility is truth.  Knowing who we are – our good points & bad, our strengths & weaknesses, our abilities & our limitations – that’s humility.”  From page 19 of: “Alateen – Hope for Children of Alcoholics” (item # B-3).

Alateen Round-Up 2016

WHAT I LEARNED: “Today I’ll find something to laugh about & try to take life just a little less seriously.” – July 5th (page 187) from the daily reader: “Living Today in Alateen” (item # B-26).

CAL – Al-Anon & Alateen Groups at Work 2014-2017 (Item # P-24)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. Recently on this blog, I did an in-depth review of the “Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual 2014-2017” (item # P-24/27).  If you read that review, then this entry will seem pretty similar for “Al-Anon & Alateen Groups at Work 2014-2017” (item # P-24).  …I used to think this item was a digest (or…