Sobriety Corner

The Friend of Bill’s Friend group encourages others in recovery to share their stories of experience, strength and hope.  Please consider contributing to our site via our anonymous post page.

He redeemed my soul from going down to the pit, and I will live to enjoy the light.  - Job 33:28

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. - Psalm 119:105


The Promises

“The Promises” on page 83&84 of the BB are the Founder’s observations regarding the aspects of the changed lives of the AA program. The Founders made no promises. They could not. The BB says ” If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before … Continue reading

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A Letter From God

Imagine the proposition that there exists an actual letter from God himself to us personally and individually explaining His heart and mind and providing specific instructions for us to find him,  become one with him,  and possess all the most important things that he alone can provide.   If we in fact knew … Continue reading

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The Essence Of Our Program

I was at a fellowship meeting last night and I had the great blessing of attending that meeting with my wife and her mother who was visiting from out-of-town. The meeting speaker was my daughter. All told, we had three generations present in the room, three generations that God has … Continue reading

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The Solution – A Spiritual Experience

When I was living in darkness I was afraid of the light and the One that all light comes from.  I was afraid of God and that fear came from my shame – my shame separated me from God . I thought that the way that I was living meant … Continue reading

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Old School AA AZ Conference 2013 Downloads

We have just added some articles that we are using in the October 13 2013 workshop with Dick B. These articles aren’t just for the workshop though – they are an interesting historical read all on their own! Get them below or on our Literature and Resources pages! Articles (AA … Continue reading

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‘Spiritus contra Spiritum’

The phrase is often translated to mean ‘Spirit against the effects of spirits.’ Spiritus in latin is the word for both alcohol and the highest religious experience. This phrase is referenced in Carl Jung’s letter response to Bill W. in 1961. Jung states that ” craving for alcohol was the … Continue reading

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Five Smooth Stones Redux

What a Shepherd Boy Can Teach Us About Stepping-Out With Faith in Our Lives and Recovery Charles Stanley recently wrote a piece about David and his five smooth stones, and I believe the message is certainly strong for those in recovery. David V Goliath Remember, this is not the King … Continue reading

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