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Step 9: Letters of Healing & Forgiveness

I’ve been down this road before, through the sometimes grueling task of doing my 12-step work in the safety of a Step Study small group setting.    It’s a long process of committed weekly meetings for nine months or more.  I

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Posted in 12 Steps, Sharing Our Stories

How to Keep a Recovery Inventory Balanced

  Step 4: We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. There is lots of talk in recovery about keeping our inventories balanced. It is somewhat confusing. The CR Inventory Worksheet, like the one in the image above, was

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Posted in Recovery Principles

Sponsor Vs. Friendship: What’s the Difference?

The above question about the difference between being a sponsor and a friend routinely comes up in Celebrate Recovery meetings.  Here’s some valuable insights on this sometimes confusing situation…

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Posted in Recovery Principles

Come Hungry to the Table

When I started recovery several years ago, I was hungry. No, I don’t mean that I was literally hungry for food. Although at Thanksgiving time, that would be a natural assumption. I was hungry for change. The hunger for change

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Posted in Recovery Principles

Confession is Good for the Soul

What kinds of feelings or images come to mind when you hear the word ‘confess’? Do you feel shame, condemnation, or embarrassment? Do you think of horrible acts confessed to in a court of law? Or maybe you picture someone

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles

What is a Sponsor?

“What is a sponsor?” That was the question my teenage son asked me at the dinner table a few months ago.  We were sharing about our day as we sometimes do when we get a chance to have a family

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Posted in 12 Steps, CR Lessons, Recovery Principles

Becoming a Moral Example

Step 4: We made a searching and moral inventory of ourselves. As I was growing up into adulthood, the people whom I looked up to and admired the most demonstrated high morals. They consistently seemed to make good choices, were

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Posted in 12 Steps, CR Lessons
Special Meeting Announcement

Official Monday night CR meetings are temporarily suspended and will resume January 2018. All are welcome to attend a weekly ‘Healing is a Choice’ group on Monday nights at 7PM, 10/2-12/18/2017, at the same location.

Check the national CR meeting locator for other local programs. (http://locator.crgroups.info/)

Location & Time:
425-392-8636
Monday evenings, 7 PM, men's accountability group, in the UnderGround Cafe.
No meetings on holidays.
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