Help Amazing Grace Celebrate 29 Years
Tuesday – January 01, 2018 – Doors open at 6:00 am – Breakfast served at 7:00 am – Lead Speaker at 7:30 am.
Grace Lutheran Church
4441 Monroe St
Toledo, OH 43613
Please note that this meeting will be held in the gymnasium, and not our normal meeting room. Just look for all of the happy recovering alcoholics enjoying their “meeting before the meeting”, and you will know where to go.
Come join the Amazing Grace AA Group at Grace Lutheran Church. There will be a breakfast, fellowship, 50/50 raffle and there will also be a special lead speaker.
Never The Same Again
It was discovered that when one alcoholic had planted in the mind of another the true nature of his malady, that person could never be the same again. Following every spree, he would say to himself, “Maybe those A.A.’s were right.” After a few such experiences, often before the onset of extreme difficulties, he would return to us convinced.
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In the first years, those of us who sobered up in A.A. had been grim and utterly hopeless cases. But then we began to have success with milder alcoholics and even some potential alcoholics. Younger folks appeared. Lots of people turned up who still had jobs, homes, health, and even good social standing. Of course, it was necessary for these newcomers to hit bottom emotionally. But they did not have to hit every possible bottom in order to admit that they were licked.
1. Twelve and Twelve, Pages 23-24
2. A.A. Comes Of Age, Page 199