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Holistic Recovery—Healing Had to Come About in All Three

In the December issue, members share what “Holistic Recovery” has come to mean for them—how working their SA programs has led to recover the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of their lives.

On Cookies and Lust
This German fellow discovered how eating too many cookies increased his lust drive.

Cloak of Lust
Ameer from Iraq shares how lust manifests itself in various forms in his life like food, fame, money, control, intimacy or attention.

From Train Wreck to Instrument
In recovery, she learned to take care of her basic needs and in this way, she has become an instrument of her Higher Power.

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December 2023 edition: Holistic Recovery—Healing Had to Come About in All Three (Stories due Nov 1) “Sober Is Not Well,” we’ve come to see in recovery. How to develop a recovery for the whole person?

February 2024 edition: Using the Literature of the Program (Stories due Jan 1) How do you use the SA and AA literature in the solitude and privacy of your quiet times?

April 2024 edition: Men & Women in SA (Stories due Mar 1) Share with us how you and your home group cultivate meetings and socializing activities that are welcoming and supportive for both men and women.

June 2024 edition: What is Lust? (Stories due May 1) Its focus on lust is what sets SA apart from the other S-fellowships.

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