Tag Archives: Bill Wilson

More from Bill W’s birth place

Historical marker.               The Wilson House.               Historical documents and the story of the renovation of the house.             A somewhat creepy bust … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 (this day)

We went to Bill W’s birthplace, and grave, and childhood homes, and for me, it was profound. AA is careful not to own anything and they don’t own these sites.  AA is also careful not to consecrate or hold places … Continue reading

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Bill W. A Biography of Alcoholics Anonymous Cofounder Bill Wilson (literature as a tool)

Carole and I read this book together in the morning on days that I went to work.  We read just for a few minutes, so it takes us a long time to get through a book.  I chose this book … Continue reading

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Willingness

I looked the word up, because I wanted to see what the dictionary definitions are.  I looked at one or two and I’m baffled.  They list meanings like “eagerly disposed” and other very affirmative things. In AA my experience with … Continue reading

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Tradition Twelve

Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities. The last line of the text: We are sure that humility, expressed by anonymity, is the greatest safeguard that Alcoholics Anonymous can ever … Continue reading

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Cultish Aspects, Part II

More from Antonahill: >Second, AA does NOT encourage members to leave society, but rather encourages them to become contributing members of it. True (to some extent), but Scientology doesn’t encourage people to leave society completely either. This is a question … Continue reading

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March 2, 2009 (this day)

This day this week this month this year. As I was driving to work this morning, I was listening at one point to a prayer over the phone.  The woman spoke of Jesus’ fast of 40 days, and how he … Continue reading

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