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Starting an SA meeting in prison is not an easy job, despite lust being a widespread problem. Although I had no experience with prison meetings to speak of, I did not let that get in the way. My own lusting experience and service had shown me how we can be uniquely useful to others.

By |2023-02-05T13:17:59-06:00February 4, 2023|Comments Off on CFC

Discussion Topic

The author of “Giving Time to My Family Is Service Too” describes how he had plenty of time to do SA service when he got sober in 2009 and was no longer filling up every spare minute with lust. He lists all the services he did in the first years of his recovery, services that are available for us to do too.

By |2023-02-05T13:18:09-06:00February 4, 2023|Comments Off on Discussion Topic

Dear ESSAY

During my first month in our fellowship, someone tipped me off to attend the Sunday Easy Does It But Do It meeting— a literature study meeting with a very nice family atmosphere. That really turned out to be true. The group quickly felt like family.

By |2023-02-05T13:18:18-06:00February 2, 2023|Comments Off on Dear ESSAY

Coming Next

Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated. Your letter was not anticipated so receiving it made it all the more special. I am grateful to have had 18 months between being “busted” and being arrested in which time I was able to become sexually sober, attend SA meetings, work the Steps with a sponsor, reunite with old friends in AA, and receive professional therapy.

By |2022-12-13T06:33:18-06:00December 6, 2022|Comments Off on Coming Next

CFC

Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated. Your letter was not anticipated so receiving it made it all the more special. I am grateful to have had 18 months between being “busted” and being arrested in which time I was able to become sexually sober, attend SA meetings, work the Steps with a sponsor, reunite with old friends in AA, and receive professional therapy.

By |2022-12-12T07:06:10-06:00December 6, 2022|Comments Off on CFC

Discussion Topic

Do I help others to experience fun in recovery? Fun in recovery was the last thing on Mat’s mind when he first stepped in the rooms. But in SA he became part of the excitement around conventions; was pleasantly surprised by members wanting to connect with him; and came to experience the priceless joy of serving.

By |2022-12-13T06:48:05-06:00December 5, 2022|Comments Off on Discussion Topic

Dear ESSAY

I joined SA in pandemic times, two years ago, which was a good thing in one way, as there were very many daily Zoom meetings available. This was crucial to safeguarding my physical sobriety, countless times. I got something of a reputation as a strange Brit, who showed up at all hours of the night in USA meetings, for this reason. I saw it as going to any lengths.

By |2022-12-13T06:50:07-06:00December 5, 2022|Comments Off on Dear ESSAY

Editors’ Corner

“I swear, this is it. This is the final straw. The last time I’m giving in to this disgusting, awful habit. The last time I’m degrading myself and letting down the people I love. I’m done.” Those were the thoughts playing in my head as I pondered the weight of that in which I had just indulged. Shame and inferiority swept over me in waves, leaving me desperate for some glimpse of rescue.

By |2022-12-12T06:39:13-06:00December 5, 2022|Comments Off on Editors’ Corner