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What is Prayer?

The significance of prayer in addiction recovery The eleventh Step of the Twelve Step Program for recovery from addiction says, “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact…

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Prayer and Meditation

Spiritual growth in addiction recovery Prayer and meditation are natural processes. They are responses to our relationship with our Higher Power. That relationship has deepened throughout our recoveries. For many…

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Autism and Addiction

The Risky Relationship Persons affected by addictions (substance use disorder or SUD) often have a co-occurring disorder. Such individuals use alcohol or drugs to cope with their pre-existing condition, one…

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Forgiving Others in Addiction Recovery

Setting ourselves free from the prison of resentments Early in recovery, the Twelve Step meetings we attended helped us develop an attitude of forgiveness in our relationships. We listened without…

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Reaching Out to Others

From loneliness to togetherness in addiction recovery Each morning of the week, many members of Twelve Step groups regularly attend meetings at 7:00 AM called “Attitude Adjustment Hours.”  These people…

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Letting Go

Surrendering in addiction recovery A wealth of wisdom and experience lies behind the simple Alcoholics Slogan (AA) – “let go.” The following story illustrates how we hinder our spiritual progress…

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