Alcoholics Anonymous – Step One

We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable. Many people say step one is the hardest of them all. Some people stumble over the word ‘powerless’ as if it is some personal attack degrading their strength and making them feel weak. Really, it is neither of those things. I am powerless over alcohol because … Read More

AA – To The Newcomer

AA Newcomer Guide

There are so many things to think about as you approach this piece of your life. It is a strange place to be, in your head, thinking about these changes that are necessary, AA, and wondering how it will be. I had a lot of fear about being sober. I feared that I would no longer be funny. I feared … Read More

AA Meetings Kansas City

This is a popular topic in my daily life, personal and professional. We get a lot of people in our sober living home who come from out of state and we are always talking about meetings and where to go. The first thing I want to say about meetings is, they are all different. If you go to one meeting … Read More