Christine's Anthology · 21. November 2022
SPEAK ME THE STEPS
"Speak me the Steps," the dying man said to my friend, Paul. To this day, his words echo through these very pages. Please, have a seat and read on.
Tips for Confidently Speaking · 04. October 2022
STRATEGIES FOR IMPROMPTU SPEAKING
What’s more challenging than giving a prepared speech? Giving an unprepared one!
Christine's Anthology · 04. October 2022
THE EYES HAVE IT
Saying the amends to a tombstone is nothing like saying them in person. Up close and personal, you can read in the other person’s eyes you really mean what you say. You are following through to amend your ways. They see what you see – the amend-making is more than an apology – you are creating a new beginning. However, if the beloved is deceased, find a safe person to receive your amends. Read in their eyes, what they read in yours. Only Forgiveness and Love and Eye See You.
Christine's Anthology · 06. September 2022
THE TURNING POINT
One important and especially positive way for turning our lives around comes when we realize we don’t need to wait until Friday, New Year’s, or next week to begin that turn. The big journey begins with small steps that include lots of turns along the way.
Christine's Anthology · 03. August 2022
GETTING YOUR LIFE BACK
You aren't giving up anything, you are getting your life back.
Christine's Anthology · 20. July 2022
WRITE NOW
As we write, we start a genuine flow from the heart, through the arm and out the hand. One way of putting pen to paper is writing letters to incarcerated alcoholics. https://aasfmarin.org/write-now
WHAT I LEARNED FROM A PATHWAYS PROJECT
I’ve learned that coming to know your personal communication style is an ongoing adventure. To interact amicably with others, whose styles may differ a little or a lot from your own, requires self-awareness, adaptability, and a willingness to listen. Three key elements not only for communication but for life itself.
Christine's Anthology · 26. May 2022
TRUE BROTHERHOOD
For years I kept hidden the very topics we share daily. A huge surprise to hear the men and women share their experience, strength, and hope on the topics I was sure “would go to the grave with me.” With the passing of time and “constant contact with others,” not only was I given answers to my inner dilemmas, I was also shown the way through your example. One such example came when I was newly sober – and not going to meetings. I was resentful at my homegroup. I did not want to do the...
Tips for Confidently Speaking · 23. February 2022
TUNE UP YOUR SPEAKING STYLE AND TURN ON YOUR AUDIENCE!
What do cars and communication have in common? When you tune up your car or your communication style, both run more smoothly.
Christine's Anthology · 07. February 2022
THE PEARL NECKLACE
Days of sobriety are like pearls on a necklace.

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