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|08-29-2012, 08:22 AM||#1 (permalink)|
1000 Post Club
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Midwest USA
Doing Service Work.....
I'm starting to do a bit of service work. I volunteered to clean up after the annual picnic we have at the club. I realized that if no one volunteered for anything AA wouldn't be what it is today. I also talked to a distraught "soccer type" mom after a meeting who just received her 2 dui. I gave her my "slick" downtown lawyer's card and she called him. She was terrified of doing jail time & she felt much better after a consultation with him. I'm kinda interested in Hospital & Jail meetings that always need people to help out at. Although, I will wait until I have more sobriety on that one. Just thought I would share the importance of service work.
|08-29-2012, 09:17 AM||#2 (permalink)|
Powerless over Alcohol
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Trudging the Road to Happy Destiny!
I love it , got hooked on it right away. With the first month I was coffee guy at two meetings. 2nd month cooked the grill for a couple thousand AA's at one of the many big cleveland picnics. And much more which I dont talk about , because I was taught to simply do it without telling.
Service work not only keeps me sober , its FUN and ever so rewarding.
"The only real thing in life are dreams, which nature cant touch with decay." Bob Dylan
"Each day,somewhere in the world ,recovery begins when one alcoholic talks with another alcoholic , sharing experience,strength and hope."
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