TOPIC: Answer Fran or Tim
Hi Im Sharon and Im an alcoholic.
By the grace of my HP and people
like you here in SR I havent found
it necessary to pick up a drink of
alcohol since 8-11-90.
For that and you I am truely grateful.
At the beginning of a meeting the
chairperson announces a topic for
the group to share on.
Words of experiences, strengths and
hopes are heard from various members
thru out the meeting for an hour.
After the meeting you aproach
Fran or Tim and introduce yourself
and share some words of hope and
encouragement and something that
you observed and what concerned
"Each time you heard the word God
do you realized you squirmed?
You do believe in
God, don't you?"
"As a matter of fact," says Tim
or Fran, "I don't. I'm an atheist
and would strongly object to folks
trying to convert me. I suspect
that means there's no room in
the AA program for the likes of me,
How would you answer Tim or Fran?
"A FRIEND IN NEED IS A FRIEND INDEED"
Baton Rouge, La.
I turn my will and life over to the care of a Power greater than I on a daily basis for guidance, care and protection.