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Response to progree (Reply #23)

Fri Feb 3, 2012, 09:08 PM

31. Well

 

I had my last drink at 5:00PM on march 24th 1984, I have been to a lot of meetings over the years and I have never ever heard the lords prayer voiced at any of them. I do not know where you go to meetings but I am sure that if you look hard enough you can find several that do not recite prayers. I will stand by my statement "if you want to get clean/sober bad enough you will go to meetings and learn how regardless of anything else, this is a proven method, if it won't work for you there are a lot of alternatives that you can use, but coming into a group and badmouthing the most successful system there is is not a good way to maintain any type of sobriety (IMHO) I have sen many many come and go and sen many many die because they could not take the steps required to live. You have the right to your opinion also I sincerely hope you find whatever it takes to get sober/clean I really do.

for the record I am probably the most anti-religious person you may ever meet. but I am willing to accept anything that will save my life and AA did so.


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I would bet that whenever you are using and in dire need of a fix/drink you would not give a flat rats ass who was preaching what if that got you what you needed.

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