Archive for 10 April 2009

CNN Addiction Documentary

I hope I remember to watch this.

“Addiction – Life on the Edge” takes you behind the scenes at Hazelden, one of the largest rehabs in the world, and Promises, the rehab of choice for celebrities. The documentary also takes you inside the walls of one of the growing number of recovery high schools in the United States and inside the life of a meth addict and his family.

The Second Tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous

“For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority—a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern.”

Reverend Oral Roberts once had a conversation with a nine-hundred foot tall Jesus, who told him that he needed to build a medical school. A few years later, he had a conversation with God, who told him that he needed to raise 8 million dollars for his medical centre to train medical missionaries, or God was going to whack him. Fortunately for the good reverend, he was able to collect his cash, and he his life was spared. The next year he had another conversation with God, who told him close down the medical centre, but keep the 8 million bucks. Continue reading The Second Tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous