Thursday, 8 February 2018

Random Big Book - 'Alcoholics Anonymous'

I had been preached to, analyzed, cursed, and counseled, but no one had ever said, ‘I identify with what’s going on with you. It happened to me and this is what I did about it.'” After that first job there were many more that I lost, all because of my drinking. I taught in many schools and in different states. I was no longer the moral young man who had seen his destiny in helping people live better. I was loud and arrogant, angry, abusive, always blaming and confronting others. I was getting arrested and beaten up. I had developed a foul mouth and was frequently drunk in classes and in total dishonor. My family could not understand what was happening to me; to others I had become a joke. I wanted to die. Now alcohol had become the only friend I had. Alcoholics Anonymous -HE LIVED ONLY TO DRINK p. 448

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