December 2020

Happy & Joyous Freedom in Times of Global Lockdown

CFC

Dear sponsor, First of all, I hope and pray that you and your loved ones are in good health, and under God’s loving care. I want to thank you for the email. I appreciate your time and willingness to figure out a way to reach out to me.

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Dear ESSAY

We are in a new reality. Electronic meetings are going on around the world. They allow loners or travelers to join a meeting. I hear people say, “Yes, but they are not face-to-face meetings.” I beg to differ as they are face-to-face meetings. They are just not in person meetings.

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Editors’ Corner

Dear Essay readers, The saying “Every dark cloud has a silver lining” conveys the notion that, no matter how bad a situation might seem, there is always some good aspect to it.

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The Fellowship In India Is Growing!

In the last few months, paradoxically because of the terrible pandemic, more members in India (and other “remote” places) are able to join international meetings on platforms like Zoom. This allows newcomers to see “how it’s done” from members with experience around the world.

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2020 Will Be The Year Of SA!

The Spanish SA Winter Convention had a strong focus on staying sober with panelists from all over the Spanish-speaking world, among whom old-timer Harvey A. who shared his invigorating joy with us.

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The Fellowship In Africa Is Beginning To Feel More Connected

At this moment there are strong and foundational fellowships in Kenya (54 members), South Africa (16 members), and Egypt (90 members). Other countries like Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Tunisia, Zambia, and Reunion Island have only one or at best a couple of members.

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About The UK Convention

Greetings from an extremely grateful member, just 9 weeks into SA, and sober in no small part due to the UK November Convention. I am writing to thank you.

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Annual Fall Speaker Marathon

We recently had our annual fall speaker marathon in the US Capital Area (District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland), which we call “Gratitude Day.” The 12-hour marathon on Zoom had several attendees throughout the day. With more than 10 speakers from SA Regions in the United States and Canada, plus a keynote speaker, the support was great.

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