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).

MTG – Ocoee – “Monday Miracles”

WHAT I LEARNED: Step 2 is an invitation to humility.  …And I’ve already RSVP’d! – P.S. – See May 24th from the daily reader: “One Day at a Time” (item # B-6).

CAL – Al-Anon’s 12 Steps & 12 Traditions – Revised (Item # B-8)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. I would consider this book the “lite” version of “Paths to Recovery” (item # B-24), but it still packs a punch.  Each section starts with a 2-4 page essay, followed by a “Thinking It Over” reflection, & lastly a personal story.  The average is 6 total pages per each Step (but of…

CAL – Sponsorship, What It’s All About (Item # P-31)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. This pamphlet isn’t just for members looking for Sponsors, but members looking to become Sponsors as well.  It’s very comprehensive & touches on the principles of humility, readiness, acceptance, honesty, trust, service, responsibility, & love.  My favorite section is the list of 16 items under: “What is the role of a Sponsor?”…

CAL – Anne’s Story (Item # P-66)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. Although this is a discontinued pamphlet, in my search for more info on Anne B. (the other co-founder of Al-Anon Family Groups), I was glad to find that there was a piece of CAL just dedicated to her. 2. I had no idea that she & Lois W. were neighbors.  It…