This book provides a simple and powerful approach to completing AA's 4th step as described in Chapter 5 of the Big Book. Persons in other 12 step programs may also find it useful. Its anonymous... More > author has over 16 years sober at the time this revised edition was published in 2013.< Less
This powerful and entertaining book provides great insight into two of the greatest spiritual programs which are sweeping the globe - The 12-Step program introduced by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in... More > 1935 and A Course in Miracles (ACIM) whose book was first published in 1976 by the Foundation for Inner Peace.
The author had found himself in a human hell because of his alcoholism and, because of AA, he was able to stop drinking in 1997. In 1999, he also became an avid student of ACIM.
The purpose of this book is to both (1) Be of help to current members of 12-step programs and to current ACIM students, and (2) To attract others to these two powerful spiritualities. For those who do so, the end result is their own increased happiness and, therefore, a happier planet overall.< Less
This book was written by a recovered alcoholic and drug addict. This man has put together a short, but powerful book, for himself and others in 12 step programs, primarily for AA members.
It... More > includes 4 worksheets which, when completed, constitutes the written inventory needed to complete Step 4. Part of their power is in their simplicity - Keep it Simple!
The author also describes a new powerful approach to Step 7 wherein an individual asks God to remove specific character defects based on his own self analysis and advice from his sponsor. Worksheet 5, which takes about 5 minutes to complete, is included which asks the individual to grade himself on different defects of character.
This book is a valuable tool for sponsors and their sponsees alike.< Less