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Out of Denial and Into the Truth

"Many of us had moral and philosophical convictions galore, but we could not live up to them even though we would have liked to. Neither could we reduce our self-centeredness much by wishing or trying on our own power. We had to have God's help." (Alcoholics Anonymous, Chapter Five, page 62)

AA and Jesus

How Ancient Spiritual Teachings are Linked  to the Inspirational Program of Alcoholics Anonymous

Emotional Sobriety

There are two types of sobriety; physical and emotional.  Physical sobriety must come first for emotional sobriety to even be possible.

Enjoying the Holidays in Early Sobriety

‘Tis the Season When It’s Hard to Stay Sober’

A Talk With God

By Neil Miller (as adapted for those in recovery)

Karl's Journey

A little bit about the founder of Focused and Free.

Following Direction

"The alcoholic slip is not a symptom of a psychotic condition... the patient simply didn't follow directions."