Practice These Principles – Daily Meditations on the 12 Step Principles of A.A.
Practice These Principles—Daily Meditations on the 12 Step Principles of A.A. is a 365 daily meditation book based on the various principles of the 12 Steps of A.A. The foundation for recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous rests on the power of the Fellowship, the Big Book and the 12 Step program. Each of the twelve steps suggests one or more moral principles, such as Honesty, Hope, Faith, Courage, Truth, Willingness, Humility, Forgiveness, Responsibility, Discipline, Spirituality and Service, to which members may aspire to guide them through their new life. Practice These Principles presents one common step principle for each calendar month, followed by a Big Book or general quotation, a spiritual reflection and a related question for consideration.
Alex has published four other books about A.A.: Daily Reprieve—A.A. for Atheists & Agnostics, a daily meditation book on the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, Design For Living—Daily Meditations on the 12 Steps of A.A. for Atheists & Agnostics, Here Are The Steps We Took—How to Complete the 12 Steps of A.A. in Eight Sessions. and the lighthearted Gods of Our Misunderstanding In A.A.—Not Just for Atheists & Agnostics.
About Alex M. (Louisville, Kentucky Author)
Alex M. is a retired physician and life-long atheist living in the Midwest where he got sober in Alcoholics Anonymous in 2006. Since so many newcomers flee A.A. because of its God-centric focus, Alex believes his responsibility is to share his experience on how recovery can be attained through the A.A. Fellowship, its 12 Step program and the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous whether or not one believes in God.
He has written five books about A.A. and had over a dozen articles published in the A.A. Grapevine magazine. Alex is an Ivy League college English Major and avid reader, loves pre-Code Hollywood films, relaxes by gardening and wood-turning, and lives with two headstrong rescue cats in a farmhouse built in 1842.