CAL – Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2008 (Item # N/A)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. In keeping with the same printing schedule as the first “Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2007” that came out in September 2006, the subsequent annual edition, “Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2008,” debuted in the fall of 2007.  (From 2007 to 2019, the outreach magazine had only 2 print runs each year, so Al-Anon members could…

CAL – Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2007 (Item # N/A)

Usually around February, my order of the new annual public outreach magazine, “Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism” arrives. However, it is now the middle of 2022, & I haven’t received an answer yet on whether there will even be a new issue for this year. I’m guessing that since the 2021 issue was the first time a…

MTG – Orlando – “Serenity Now! AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. Giving genuine compliments helps me focus on the positive.  Because complimenting the negative is just sarcasm. 2. If I’m throwing jabs at someone, does that make me a jabelin thrower? 😉

MTG – Ocoee – “Monday Miracles”

WHAT I LEARNED: Happiness is like a butterfly.  The more I chase it, the more it eludes me! 2. It never occurred to me that the word “help” begins & ends with the letters HP! 3. Bring my problems to my Sponsor.  Bring solutions to my group.

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…

CAL – Reaching For Personal Freedom (Item # P-92)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. The guest for my next “CAL Chat” podcast show (Episode #7) chose this workbook, “Reaching for Personal Freedom” (item # P-92), as his favorite literature piece.  I’ll be posting that episode soon at, but wanted to get my review in this blog first…  This workbook has the rare distinction of…

MTG – Ocoee – “Monday Miracles”

WHAT I LEARNED: “It’s an illusion that depleting myself will help someone else.” – Aug 19th from the daily reader: “Hope For Today” (item # B-27).