Abstinence Meeting Reflection

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The core theme of this abstinence project is connection, growth, and being who you are as an individual. These three essential components have been very instrumental and transformational in my life. However, the overwhelming support from all aspects of my lives has been phenomenal in my life as well. Additionally, I have formed a spiritual connection with a high power known as God. I realized this process is a marathon and not a race. I know that God is omnipresent and exists in all aspects of my life. God never gives us more than we can bear. God has allowed me to stay focus, positive, and energetic. God is sovereign and he helps us understand why things occurred in our life. We as individuals can never go back and change things in our lives,…show more content…
I arrived early. The meeting started at 6:30pm and lasted an hour. The meeting was held at the Solomon House. It was a book study meeting. I was impress how open and magnanimous the people are who attended the meeting. They were all welcoming and embracing. The members were amicable. One person gave me the serenity prayer by sending it to my phone when my battery was low. A woman gave me 4 different pamphlets about Al-Non principles. The woman also gave very informative and in-depth information regarding the actual Al-Non meeting itself. In a small synopsis, the meeting was about sharing your experience, strength, and hopes. The core objective of the Al-Non meeting is we can only control ourselves and our reaction to outside stimuli. We didn’t cause it, can’t control it and we can’t cure it. We don’t ask questions, give advice, and no comments. One notable aspect of this meeting is the organization and/or entity decline outside contributions. The organization does not won’t any pecuniary influences to detract from their core intentions. They read the serenity prayer in the preliminary phase of the meeting. I was struck by how members formed a circle towards the end of the meeting. If one think about a circle remains constant and center. A circle is a conduit an energy. What affects one person affects

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