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Shrink-wrapped in a vegan-leather hardback casing with a ribbon marker, acid-free paper, stained page edges, and slipped into an O-card reminiscent of the book's original 1939 jacket design, this volume is a lifetime keepsake. In A Man's Way through the Twelve Steps , author Dan Griffin uses interviews with men in various stages of recovery, excerpts from relevant Twelve Step literature, and his own experience to offer the first holistic approach to sobriety for men. Designed to be used in conjunction with the book A Woman's Way through the Twelve Steps , this workbook helps deepen and extend the understanding of the lessons taught in the book and brings them to life with simple exercises and journaling activities. The Circle Of Life was developed to help with the basics of recovery. It was out of his reverence and respect for the wisdom and therapeutic value of the Twelve Steps that Carnes wrote A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps , now a recovery classic and self-help staple for anyone looking for guidance for life's hardest challenges. This book is one of many collections of him. As an internationally respected teacher and lecturer on the Twelve Step method introduced by Alcoholics Anonymous, Joe McQ knows that sponsorship is a key construct for the success of the program because it involves moving a person through the Twelve Step process to recovery.
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. This special rendering makes them relevant to those suffering from speci. This is a book of plain-spoken wisdom for people with addictions and people who love them. Its influence and spread in the present century is going to depend on how well each generation of those in recovery assimilate and interiorize the basic wisdom that is enshrined in the Twelve Steps and the Twelve Traditions. Alcoholism is a disease of the body, mind, and spirit. In our workbook we discuss and work through the 12 Step recovery process.
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