GREAT SHARES

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Definition of Share:
To talk about one’s thoughts, feelings, or experiences with others

Synonyms
of Share:
Participate or use in common with another or others.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click the external links for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful

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Bill Cleveland – Redemption, Recovery, & Real-Life – Listen here 

Mathew M – Peace & Happiness in Recovery – Listen here 

Doug R
– Hope and Laughter – Listen here

Katie P – Extreme example of Self-Will Run Riot – Listen

Scott R
– We are not a glum lot! (Very funny!) – Listen here 

Cliff Roach: – Are you lost? I’ve just been sober 3 days – Listen here

Rev. Sam Shoemaker
– the History of AA Listen here

Dick P (sober 1940) – They said AA starts at home, so I went home. / They don’t sell whiskey at these meetings – Listen here

Steve B – A very funny guy carrying a great message – Listen here

Gary C
– He did a 19 year dry drunk – Listen here

Ken D
(Deveny) – Hope, hilarity, laughter, and a strong message at Auburn Anniversary – Listen here

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Joe C Steps 1 & 2 – Woodstock of the South 2014 – Listen here

Sharon C
Step 3 – Woodstock of the South 2014 – Listen here

Sharon C.
Steps_1-3_Woodstock_of_the_South 2014 –Listen Here

Kent C.
Steps 4 & 5 – Woodstock of the South 2014 – Listen here

Sandy B.
Steps 6 & 7 – Woodstock of the South 2014 – Listen here

Polly P. Steps 8 & 9 – Woodstock of the South 2014 – Listen here

Howard P.
Steps 10 & 11 – Woodstock of the South 2014 – Listen here

Clancy I.
Step 12 – Woodstock of the South 2014 – Listen here

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Mark L – Funny Alcoholics Anonymous – Listen here

Father Tom
– We can BE the CHANGE –  Listen here

Adam T
– Funny Recovery Share – Listen here

Ken D
– Hope, Hilarity, and Recovery – Listen here

John L
– I’m Not an Actor, I’m a Star! – Listen here

Bob D. and Scott L Big Book Step Study (Part 1 of 5) – listen here

Bob D. and Scott L Big Book Step Study (Part 2 of 5) – listen here

Bob D. and Scott L Big Book Step Study (Part 3 of 5) – listen here

Bob D. and Scott L Big Book Step Study (Part 4 of 5) – listen here

Bob D. and Scott L Big Book Step Study (Part 5 of 5) – listen here

America K – When I feel my feelings I feel better / If it’s hysterical it’s not historical – listen here

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Earl H – Hilarious Sobriety, Stop Drinking – Listen here

Eddie Cochrane
– Funny Speaker Share – Listen here

Father Martin
– the importance of “Prayer.” – Listen here

Father Martin
– Step One – Listen here

Father Martin
– Guidelines for helping alcoholics – Part One | Part Two  | Part Three

Ralph W. – Our stories discoles in a general way, so we never had time to tell our story – Listen here

Ken Deveney
– laughs and wit at Auburn Anniversary – Listen here

Chip B – for an alcoholic, not to drink is a miracle – Listen here

Charlie C
– I have a sponsor, I think it’s important to have a sponsor in AA – Listen here

Steve C. – I could not stay sober, I got drunk accidently, only in AA can U say that – Listen here 

Angie P
. – My thinking has always been a problem, my father was a pastor and my mother was a pastor – Listen here

Cindi M.
– Consequences have nothing to do with a bottom – Listen hereRelated image
Matthew M. – Peace & Happiness in Recovery – Listen here

Matthew M. – Power & Grace to Handle Anything – listen here

Jack G. – I’m not so good, I listen with too much intensity – Listen here

Johnnie H. – Funny; Privilege not a Right – Listen here

Clif G – At the 9th Annual Missouri State Convention; AAs are the upper Crust of the mentally ill – Listen here

Jane D. – All we have to do to receive grace is open our hearts – Listen here

Martin/ArenA – My First YPAA Experience – Read here

Katya A. – When I started smoking weed, it made me eat the fridge – Listen here

Ken D. – Beyond Reason – AA deals with the patient, not the disease – listen here

Steve C. – I don’t have much of a story. but I enjoy telling it – Listen here

Joette N. – I feel like I snuk in the backdoor at a superhuman convention – Listen hereRelated image
Scotty A – Funny; Oldtimer = Dont Drink & Dont Die  – Listen here

Clara S – Dependence on God in alcoholism – Listen here

WACYPAA 2015
– A Worthwhile case of the Jitters – Listen here

Stevie B
– Funny; Single and Sober – Part 1 | Part 2

Scott L. – “Prayers, Promises and Self-Forgiveness” – Listen here

Scott L.
– “A Pilot Finds Sobriety and Recovery” – Listen here

Scott L.
– “How to forgive others and let go of our past” – Listen here

Scott L.
– “The Honor of Passing it on” – Listen here

Scott L. and Linda L.
– AA and Al-Anon; “The Gift of Sponsorship” – Listen here

Scott L.
– An AA circuit speaker shares his story – Listen hereRelated image
Carla R – Steps 10 & 11 @ Girlstcock – listen here

Bill D. – author of “AA Number Three” in the Big Book. | Listen here…

Bill W. – Co-founder of AA. meets Dr. Bob Smith and AA is born. Narrated by Bill Wilson | Listen here…

Anthony De Mello – Wake Up! (How to be real) | Listen here…

Archie T. – London Speaker Meeting  | Listen here…

 Artis G. Tulsa OK @ Houston Roundup 1996 | Listen here…

Polly P. – @ Southern States Women’s Conference – Listen here

Beth H – There IS a design for living in the book if you get past page 1 – listen here

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Charley Brockwell – AA #6, Charley helped write Big Book | Listen here…

Charlie P. & Katie P. – Listening like drinking out of a firehouse, | Listen here…

Chuck C. – “A New Pair of Glasses” 1 of 6  A terminal illness. | Listen here…

Chuck C. – “New Way of Seeing The World” Love Chuck C… | Listen here…

Chuck R. – Rally in Comox, BC 1994. Your Higher Power is not God | Listen here…

Clancy I. and Nicholas @ Winchester UK 2007 | Listen here…

Clancy I. – Humour in illness, or as some say ‘sick humour’  Listen here…

Adrienne B – you can’t have your cake & eat it too, that’s a different fellowship – Listen here

Jack Boland – The reason for our problems is the CAUSE, because we are living under the law of ’cause and effect’ – Listen here

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Paul O. – There is More to Quitting Drinking Than Quitting Drinking. Listen here…

Part I Listen here…
Part II Listen here…
Part III Listen here…
Part IV Listen here…

Father Martin – The importance of “Prayer.” | Listen here…

Frank Keane: St. Patrick’s Day Silver Nugget Sports Pavilion | Listen here…

Franklin Williams  – The “Pope of AA” shares on sponsorship. | Listen here…

Gene Duffy – Young Peoples’ Conference, Seaside , Oregon (funny) | Listen here…Related image
James Houck – Back to Basics. 66 years sober, “life-changers”  | Listen here…

Ken Devaney,- Humour in Recovery, Phoenix, AZ. | Listen here…

Maurice Zolotov – @ 31st Annual AA Convention, | Listen here…

Mike D. – Costa Brava Convention, Tossa de Mar, Spain 2004 | Listen here…

Recovery Audio,  a voluminous & historic collection of recordings | Listen here…

Sandy B. – “Everything is Perception” 12-Step Alcoholism Recovery | Listen here…Related image
Sandy B. – “Spirituality: The Key Component of Alcoholism Recovery” | Listen here…

Sandy B. – “AA is extremely Spiritual!” There is no speaker better to cover this topic | Listen here…

Sandy B. – “Letting Go, Letting God” Sandy B. shares on the topic of “Letting Go.” A great help to “turning it over” | Listen here… 

Sandy B. – “Forgiveness and Healing”. An inspiration for us all. | Listen here…

Sandy B. – “Practicing the Presence of Now”. Living on a daily basis. | Listen here…

Sandy B. – “The Spiritual Life is Not a Theory” | Listen here… 

Sandy B. – The Proven Principles of Recovery from Alcoholism. | Listen here…Related image
Sandy B. – “Problems Of Our Own Making” Highlights freedom and power | Listen here…

Sister Bea – “Gratitude and Grace One Day at a Time”  Hilarious | Listen here…

Ted Bishop, Spring Fling, Sacramento, CA 1986 | Listen here…

Tom F. – Heads in the Clouds, Burlington VT, Acts of recovery, 09.10.2010 | Listen here…

Watt Lindsay –  @ Georgia Convention 1967. You can get well – You don’t have to drink anymore | Listen here…

The 5th Tradition Group: The 5th Tradition Group present a vast selection of speaker recordings. | select any speakerRelated image
Chuck Chamberlain Memorial – The Terrace Long Beach Ca. – Listen here
This recording is a memorial service for the much-loved, early Alcoholics Anonymous member, Chuck Chamberlain. Chuck died on December 14th, 1984 in Laguna Beach, California at the age of 82. This recording was made within the two weeks after his death. The chairman of this meeting is well-known AA speaker, Johnny Harris. Johnny introduces about seven or eight different speakers who take their turns at the podium eulogizing Chuck. The speakers include Chuck’s wife , Elsa, his son Bill Chamberlain, Sybil Corwin, Cecil Corrigal, and Clancy Imislund. There are a lot of heart-felt memories of Chuck C shared by these speakers on this recording. Several times, various speakers hint at the fact that the final speaker is definitely the best. The final speaker ends up being Chuck C himself; a short recording of a Chuck AA talk is played and provides a very emotional ending to this memorial.

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Gene G. – Gee it’s hot in here – listen to Gene here

Clancy I. – Where do we go from here  – Listen to Clancy here

Beverly D. –  Moral and Spiritual – Listen here

Longtimers share. – Hundreds of years of sobriety, incl. a retired Master of The Universe. – Listen to Part I here  | Part 11 here

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William G Borchert – When Love Is not Enough – Listen here

Bo T. – Recovery from Alocholism for families. – Listen here

Bob Francis – a call from the Chaser – Listen here

Howard P. – Thursday Night Speaker, Las Vegas, NV – Listen here

Matthew M. – at Ice Cream Social in Loomis CA – Listen here 

Larry S. – Pathways to Power – Listen hereRelated image
Dick T – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here

Danny B
– Thursdya night in Las Vegas – Listen here

Angie M. – Serenity W/end, Experience Strength & Hope – Listen here  

Clancy I. – First Recorded talk ever! 1958 Classic – Listen here

Carla M. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen hereRelated image
Ken D. – Everything you can be you are now – Listen here

Georgia B
. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here

Bill C.
– Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here

Debbie D.
– The recovery Program – Listen here

Don L. – What’s wrong with me, my eyes look outward instead of inward – Listen hereRelated image
Larry O. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here 

Rick J. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here 

Bill W. – A Gift Of Hope – watch the movie here

Chuck C. Spiritual Way of Life. Listen here

Patti O. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen hereRelated image
Mike M. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here

Jane C. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here

Scott L. – (Funny) – Listen to Scott here

Franklin W. – Amusing, powerful, pertinent share. – Listen to Part I | Part II:

Tom B. – A Powerful Change of Heart – Listen hereRelated image
Katie P. – An Extreme Example of Self-Will Run Riot – Listen here 

Sister Bea – Gratitude and Grace One Day at a Time – Listen here 

Billy N – AA Myths & Misconceptions – Listen here

Traci M. – Experience Strength and Hope – Listen here

Anthony H. – what was it like, what happened, what it’s like now – listen here  Related image
Betty F. – Denial and the “Hidden Alcoholic” – Listen here

Anthony H. – His message at 22 years sober – Listen here

Carrie B. – The Home Group – Listen here

Kent C. – Lets Pray first – Listen here 

Eddie C. – (funny) Al-Anons are alcoholics without the allergy – Listen hereRelated image
Bill Cleveland – Redemption, Recovery, and Real-Life – Listen here

Mathew M – Peace and Happiness in Recovery, no matter what – Listen here

Doug R – Hope and Laughter – Listen here

Katie P – Step 3; An Extreme Example of Self-Will Run Riot – Listen here

Scott R – We are not a glum lot! (Very funny!) – Listen hereRelated image
Mark L – Funny Alcoholics Anonymous – Listen here

Father Tom – We can BE the CHANGE – Listen here

Adam T – Funny Recovery Share – Listen here

Ken D – Hope, Hilarity, and Recovery – Listen here

John L – I’m Not an Actor, I’m a Star! – Listen hereRelated image
Earl H – Hilarious Sobriety, Stop Drinking – Listen here

Eddie Cochrane – Funny Speaker Share – Listen here

Father Martin – the importance of “Prayer.” – Listen here

Father Martin – Step One – Listen hereRelated image
Father Martin – Guidelines for helping alcoholics – Listen here
Part One
| Part Two | Part Three

Matthew M. – Peace and Happiness in Recovery – Listen here

Matthew M. – The Power and Grace to Handle Anything – listen here

Jack G. – I’m not good in crowds, I listen with too much intensity – Listen here

Johnnie H. – It’s a privilage not a Right to be in a meeting – Listen here

Scotty A – A funny Oldtimer, Dont Drink & Dont Die – Listen hereRelated image
Peter M – Step 1 – listen here

Peter M – Step 2 – Listen here

Peter M – Step 3 – Listen here

Peter M – Step 4 – Listen here

Peter M – Step 5 Part 1 – Listen hereRelated image
Peter M – Step 5 Part 2 – Listen here

Peter M – Steps 6, 7, 8, and 9, – Listen Here 

Peter M – Steps 10, and 11 – Listen Here

Peter M – Step 12, Part 1 – Listen here

Peter M – Step 12, Part 2 – Listen hereRelated image
Jennifer H. – sober and single – Listen here

Kevin P – You’d be surprised how many ask that question – Listen here

Sandy B. – Practicing the Presence of Now – Listen here 

Bill F. – Gratitude; How does it work – I don’t know – Listen here

Kathy T. – Carry the message, dont spread the disease – Listen here

Sandy B. – Letting Go and Letting God – Listen hereRelated image
Suzanne R. – The credit for my recovery goes to God – Listen here

Mike L. – Beginners Classes A, B, C, –Listen here 

Jennifer H. – I Used to Have a Skid Row Soul – Listen here 

Mike L. – Beginners Classes Steps 1, 2, & 3, – Listen here

Mike L. – Beginners Classes Steps 4, 5,& 6, – Listen here 

Mike L. – Beginners Classes Steps 7, 8, & 9, – Listen hereRelated image
Wally P. – Back to Basics (The Tablemate) – Listen here

Bill L. – (Barefoot Bill) speaking about recovery – Listen here 

Matt R. – SCPYAA Conference, Santa Cruz , CA. – Listen here

Chuck C. – A New PAir Of Glasses 1 of 6 – Listen here 

Carl H. – I didnt know how to drink just a little – listen here 

Dr Paul O. – There is More to Quitting Drinking Than Quitting Drinking
introduction
Part I
Part II   
Part III 
Part IV

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Don G. – There are so many young people at meetings now, the problem is I have never been this old before – Listen here

John C – We’re made up of four things; thoughts, acts, habits and character – Listen here

Yom G – Young girls in short dresses always waved at cars passing by it’s amazing how many people they know – Listen here 

Polly P. – Pain precedes all spiritual experience – Listen here

Kelly B. – They don’t lock up people up in crazy houses for being crazy unless they start acting crazy – Listen here

S Dillon – If I run out of things to say, I’ll read the Big Book – Listen here 

Harold H. – A guy at the back said he couldn’t hear , a guy at the front stood up and said he could hear and did the guy at the back want to swap – Listen hereRelated image
Chuck C. – A New Pair of Glasses Part 1 of 6 / This is not a headache we’re talking about. – Listen here

Chuck C. – A New Pair of Glasses part 2 of 6 / You can live yourself into right thinking, but you cannot think yourself into right living. – Listen here

Chuck C. – A New Pair of Glasses part 3 of 6 / All problems can be reduced tro one problem – conscious sepration from God – wherever I am He is – Listen here 

Chuck C. – A New Pair of Glasses part 4 of 6 / Sobriety and life are synonymous. – Listen here 

Chuck C. – A New Pair of Glasses part 5 of 6 / The only thing you can do with life is live it. – Listen here

Chuck C. – A New Pair of Glasses part 6 of 6 / Act as though I am and I will be – Listen here

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Sandy B – His final talk / When I was born there was no AA – Listen here

Bill W
– Bill Wilson talks about the early days of the program – also comments and explanations from Gail L. from Akron, Ohio – Listen here 

Hank Robb
– SMART Recovery – Be where you are and do what’s important – listen here

Franklin W. – I’ve been sober ever since I can remember – Listen here s

Bob D
. – The battle I have is getting in the wheelbarrow – Listen here 

Clancy I – I seemed to drink a little too much sometimes – Listen here 

Jennifer H. – Hepatitus; you won’t die unless you do service. – Listen here

Charlie P.
– Prayer and Agnostisim; what am I not bringing God into in my life – Listen here

Mickey B. – His Funniest talk EVER! – Listen here

Polly P.
– There’s nothing worse than an ungrateful child – Listen here

Bob B.
– Until you can experience an entire psychic change/a vital spiritual experience – Listen here

Tommy T – We didn’t ask for a financial statement – God wants you to play golf – Listen here 
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Dick H. – DOS 1952; Recovery is fascinating to me, we can be so much like human beings – Listen here

Chuck C. – Chuck tells his story – Listen here

Sober Cast – An (unofficial) Alcoholics Anonymous podcast featuring AA speaker meetings – Listen here

Tom I.
– AA qualification; the worse your credentials the more welcome you are – Listen here

N.Y. Dave – Acceptance is the answer – Listen here 

Sister Maurice -An Amazing and Fulfilling Life in Recovery – Listen here

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Sister Bea – Gratitude and Grace One Day at a Time – Listen here

Vince Y.
– My alcoholism got worse while I was intensly involved in AA and meetings – Listen here

Charles L. – What transpires in your thinking processis and what transpires therefrom ? (1976) – Listen here

Barney M
– The real curse of the alcoholic is sobriety – that’s why we drink – Listen here

Marilyn S.
-We used to argue about gravitaional force – Listen here

Jim P
– ????????????????? – Listen here

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Bonnie K. – I’m a leaner, I was a crawlwer when I drank, now I’m a leaner – Listen here

Fr. John Doe
(DOS 1942) – Dealing with Resentment – Listen here

Fr. John Doe
(DOS 1942) – Restore us to Sanity – Listen here

Fr. John Doe
(DOS 1942) – Death and AA – A Meditation – Listen here

Chuck C,
– If you are going to solve a problem, first it’s nice to know whet the problem is – Listen here

Karl M.
– I have a bizarre relationship wih alcohol, people who love me don’t always laugh – Listen here

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The Big Book Comes Alive
The great presentation of the Big Book by Joe and Charlie.
Over 10 hours of entertaining study

The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous comes alive.

Joe & Charlie – The Big Book Comes Alive (1)Listen here

Joe & Charlie – The Big Book Comes Alive (2)Listen here

Joe & Charlie – The Big Book Comes Alive (3)Listen here

Joe & Charlie – The Big Book Comes Alive (4)Listen here

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Ernie Larsen | The Spiritual Series

Came to Believe Spirituality (1) – Listen here

God As We Understand Him, Spirituality (2) – Listen here

Sought Through Prayer and Meditation, Spirituality (3) – Listen here

Jason J. – Researchers think we want to drink suvcessfully – we cant. – Listen here

Ken D.
– there are no new people, only those who haven’t shared with you yet –Listen here

Tom M.
– Newcomer; We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and our lives had become unimaginable – Listen here Related image

Larcine G. – Me Them Us; voices in my head, information from nowhere. – Listen here

Karl M.
– Researches just think we want to drink sucessfully – we cant – Listen here

Marty J.
– Every great prayer ends with an action – Listen here

James L. – The Flames before the spark, Early AA History –Listen here

Line B
– My first husband moved in when I was 25 years sober – that’s when spiritual growth started – Listen here

Terry M. – When drinking, if I don’t have my personality I have nothing – Listen here

Mike S.
– I would never have believed a classy lady a trip to Costco was a date – Listen here

Jane L.
– We’re all living mircles, normally we should all be dead now. – Listen Here 

Marilyn H. – I have been on my mind – Listen here

Don M.
– I can’t remember what I was going to say – Listen here

Terry M.
– When drinking, if I don’t have my personality I have nothing – Listen here

Mike S.
– I never believed a lady would believe a trip to Costco was a date – Listen here

Jane L.
– We’re all living miracles, normally we should all be dead now. – Listen Here

Jason J.
– Researchers think we want to drink successfully – we cant. – Listen here

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Ken D. – there are no new people, only people who haven’t shared with you yet – Listen here

Tom M. – Newcomer; We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and our lives had become unimaginable – Listen here

Jamie C.
– In my disease, I learned the value of lying and manipulating – Listen here

Russel S. – I’m talking about alcoholism, the disease, not the symptom – Listen here

Billy N – We’ll pay for anything except 12 Step service – listen here

Bob K
– I don’t want middle-of-the-road recovery – List here

James L. – The Flames before the spark, Early AA History – listen here

Line B
– my first husband moved in when I was 25 years sober – that’s when spiritual growth started – Listen here

Marilyn H.
– I have been on my mind – Listen here

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Billy N. – The most important Tradition is the first one, the other eleven are just a way of getting there – Listen Here 

Annie B. (
52 yrs sober) – I have a job to do here, and so do you, mine is to ask my HP for me to be a channel – Listen here

Rod
– – I never had a chance to develop a character or my own personal reaction to life – listen here

Bob D.
– I just say stuff, like, how do make people make amends to us – Listen here

Bob B
. – I wanted to hang out with the Big Guys, and I’m glad the Big Guys are still here – Listen here

Bob M.
– I met so many great people here, boy I’d get drunk with any of you – Listen here

Betty S. – I’d have been an Al ateen when I was young had I know about it – listen here

Karl M. – I have a bizarre relationship wih alcohol, people who love me don’t always laugh – Listen here http://bit.ly/2HeTNgf

Larcine G
. – Me Them Us; voices in my head, information from nowhere. – Listen here

Karl M.
– Researches just think we want to drink sucessfully – we cant – Listen here

Marty J.
– Every great prayer ends with an action – Listen here

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Don P. – We cant carry the message if we have to be invited. We don’t have to be models of mental health – Listen here

Don P. – Our worst fear is not that we are inadequate our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure – Listen here

Don P.
– From prison to the fourth dimension – Listen here

Don P.
– My group meet every day at 06h00 AM. We have very little dead-wight at our meeting – Listen here

Bill W
. – I’m a wino. I come from a drinking family,. I started drinking at 4 1/2 years olds – Listen here

Cathy
– Drinking made me happy sad sick and violent. Self-medication didn’t relieve any pain, – Listen here

Fr. John Doe (DOS 1942) – Dealing with Resentment – listen here

Fr. John Doe
(DOS 1942) – Restore us to Sanity –Listen here

Fr. John Doe
(DOS 1942) – Death and AA – A Meditation –Listen here

Chuck C,
– If you are to solve a problem, first it’s nice to know whet the problem is – Listen here

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Carl K. – You don’t have to drink if you don’t want to – Listen here

Noah D.
– My body reacts despite my thinking vi-a-vis the use of alcohol – Listen here

Ole O.
– I didnt have to lay in a gutter to think I am an alcoholic, I didn’t do anyhting about it right then, I didn’t want to rush into anything – Listen here

Barefoot Bill – God’s grace is always falling down on us, like rain, but we forget to cup our hands –Listen here

Step 2 – I had expectations of being returned to sanity, and was greatly disappointed when I was not – Listen here

John & Michael K
. – More about alcoholism – what is my obsession? that I can enjoy and control my drinking – Listen here

Charles L. – What transpires in your thinking processes and what transpires therefrom ?  – Listen here

Barney M
– The real curse of the alcoholic is sobriety – that’s why we drink – Listen here

Marilyn S.
-We used to argue about gravitational force – listen here 

Bonnie K.
– I’m a leaner, I was a crawlwer when I drank, now I’m a leaner – Listen here Related image
Mark & Joe H. (full workshop) – there is only one cause of unhappiness, the false belief you have in your head – Listen here

Uncle Bobby H. – there’s two things you need to know about this program, 1; there is God, 2; your not it – Listen here

Katie P. – Step 3; An Extreme Example of Self-Will Run Riot – Listen here

Joe C. – I love AA with a passion. The joy of living is our code, and action is its key word – Listen here

DR. PAUL O. – There is More to Quitting Drinking Than Quitting Drinking (Audio Book) Introduction | Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV |

Rusty M. – When I was young and drinking, I went down to the widows house, the widow was blond and 32 – Listen here

New. York. Dave – Acceptance is the answer – Listen here 

Sister Maurice
-An Amazing and Fulfilling Life in Recovery – Listen here 

Sister Bea
– Gratitude and Grace One Day at a Time – Listen here 

Vince Y
. – My alcoholism got worse while I was involved in AA & meetings – Listen here 

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Sandy B. -“Spirituality: The Key Component of Alcoholism Recovery” – Listen here

Artis G. – How, it works…. I thought How was an Indian term! – Listen here

Tom Brady Jr – I called you. Your Mama told me you were at Disneyland – Listen here

Sheldon F, and Don L. – I didn’t come to AA to get sober – Listen here

Sheldon F, and Don L. – More about not getting sober – Listen here 

Charlie P – My mother was a teacher, I was well prpepared for first grade – Listen here

Chuck C. – Chuck tells his story – Listen here

Sober Cast
– An (unofficial) AA podcast featuring AA speaker meetings – Listen here

Tom I. -In  AA the worse your credentials the more welcome you are – Listen here 

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Bob B. – I wanted to hang out with the Big Guys, and I’m glad the Big Guys are still here – Listen here

Bob M. – I’ve met so many great people here, boy I’d get drunk with any of you – Listen here

John & Michael K
. – More about alcoholism – what is my obsession? that I can enjoy and control my drinking – Listen here

Mark & Joe H
. (full workshop) – there is only one cause of unhappiness, the false belief you have in your head – Listen here

Uncle Bobby H.
– there’s two things you need to know about this program, 1; there is God, 2; your not it – Listen here

Katie P.
– Step 3; An Extreme Example of Self-Will Run Riot – Listen here

Joe C.
– I love AA with a passion. The joy of living is our code, and action is its key word – Listen here

Desmond T.
NYC – A direct and to the point share and workshop on the first Step – Listen here
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Marty J. – Every great prayer ends with an action – Listen here

Larcine G
. – Me Them Us Voice from nowhere – Listen here

James L.
– The Flames before the spark, Early AA History – listen here

Line B
– my first husband moved in when I was 25 years sober – that’s when spiritual growth started – Listen here

Billy N
. – The most important Traditions is the first one, the other eleven are just a way of getting there – Listen Here 

Annie B
. (52 yrs sober) – I have a job to do here, and so do you, mine is to ask my HP to be cahnnel – Listen here

Rod
– – I never had a chance to develop a character or my own personal reaction to life – listen here

Bob D.
– I just say stuff, like, how do make people make amends to us – Listen here

Polly P. – There’s nothing worse than an ungrateful child – Listen here

Bob B.
– Until you can experience an entire psychic change/a vital spiritual experience – Listen here

Tommy T –
We didn’t ask for a financial statement – God wants you to play golf – listen here

Dick H. –
DOS 1952; Recovery is fascinating to me, we can be so much like human beings – Listen here
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Bonnie K. – I’m a leaner, I was a crawler when I drank, now I’m a leaner – Listen here

Fr. John Doe (DOS 1942)
– Dealing with Resentment – listen here

Fr. John Doe (DOS 1942)
– Restore us to Sanity – Listen here

Fr. John Doe (DOS 1942)
– Death and AA – A Meditation – Listen here

Chuck C,
– If you are going to solve a problem, first it’s nice to know whet the problem is – Listen here

Karl M.
– I have a bizarre relationship wih alcohol, people who love me don’t always laugh – Listen here 

Larcine G.
– Me Them Us; voices in my head, information from nowhere. – Listen here

Karl M.
– Researches just think we want to drink successfully – we cant – Listen here

Jennifer H. – Hepatitus; you won’t die unless you do service. – Listen here 

Charlie P.
– Prayer & Agnosticism; what am I not bringing God into in my life – Listen here

Mickey B.
– His Funniest talk EVER! – Listen hereRelated image
Chuck C. – Chuck tells his story – Listen here

Tom I.
– The worse your credentials the more welcome you are – Listen here

N.Y. Dave
– Acceptance is the answer – Listen here

Sister Maurice
-An Amazing and Fulfilling Life in Recovery – Listen here 

Sister Bea
– Gratitude and Grace One Day at a Time – Listen here 

Vince Y.
– My alcoholism got worse while I was involved in AA and meetings – Listen here

Charles L
. – What transpires in your thinking processes and what transpires therefrom ? (1976) – Listen here 

Barney M
– The real curse of the alcoholic is sobriety – that’s why we drink – Listen here

Marilyn S
. -We used to argue about gravitaional force – listen here

Franklin W. – I’ve been sober ever since I can remember – Listen here

Bob D
. – The battle I have is getting in the wheelbarrow – Listen hereRelated image
Clancy I – I seemed to drink a little too much sometimes – Listen here 

Jennifer H.
– Hepatitus; you won’t die unless you do service. – Listen here 

Charlie P.
– Prayer & Agnostisim; what am I not bringing God into in my life – Listen here

Mickey B.
– His Funniest talk EVER! – Listen here

Polly P.
– There’s nothing worse than an ungrateful child – Listen here

Bob B.
– Until you experience a psychic change/a vital spiritual experience – Listen here

Tommy T
– We don’t ask for a financial statement/God wants you to play golf – listen here

Dick H
. – DOS 1952; Recovery is fascinating, we can be so much like human beings – Listen here

Sober Cast – An (unofficial) Alcoholics Anonymous podcast featuring AA speaker meetings –Listen here Related image
Polly P. – Pain preceeds all spiritual experience – Listen here

Kelly B.
– They don’t lock up people up in crazy houses for being crazy unless they start acting crazy – Listen here

S Dillon
– If I run out of things to say, I’ll read the Big Book – Listen here

Harold H.
– A guy at the back said he couldn’t hear , a guy at the front stood up and said he could hear and did the guy at the back want to swap – Listen here

Bill W
– Bill Wilson talks about the early days of the program – also comments and explanations from Gail L. from Akron, Ohio – Listen here 

Hank Robb
– SMART Recovery – Be where you are and do what’s important – listen here

Franklin W.
– I’ve been sober ever since I can remember – Listen here

Bob D.
– The battle I have is getting in the wheelbarrow – Listen here Related image

Kelley B. – One thing I’ll never forget is my first drink, sex, and pregnancy – Listen here

Eddie Cochran
at AA Roundup Palm Springs – you might remember me better as ‘Billy Dolan Sebastian’ Listen here

Desmond T. NYC
– A direct and to the point share and workshop on the first Step – Listen here

Martha W
– – Surrender is just doing something someone else’s way – Listen here

Don G.
– There are so many young people at meetings now, the problem is I have never been this old before – Listen here

John C
– We’re made up of four things; thoughts, acts, habits and character – Listen here

Yom G
– Young girls in short dresses always waved a cars passing by it’s amazing how many people they know – Listen hereRelated image

Peter M – Step 1listen here

Peter M – Step 2Listen here

Peter M – Step 3
Listen here

Peter M – Step 4
Listen here

Peter M – Step 5
Part 1 – Listen here

Peter M – Step 5
Part 2 – Listen here

Peter M – Steps 6, 7, 8, and 9
, – Listen here 

Peter M – Steps 10, and 11
Listen here

Peter M – Step 12,
Part 1 – Listen here

Peter M – Step 12, Part 2 –Listen here

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Bob B. & Sandy B. – There is a Solution, Part 1 – Listen here

Bob B. & Sandy B
. – There is a Solution, Part 2 – Listen here

Bob B. & Sandy B
. – There is a Solution, Part 3 – Listen here

Bob B. & Sandy B.
– There is a Solution, Part 4 – Listen here

Bob B. & Sandy B.
– There is a Solution, Part 5 – Listen here

Chris R.
– Carrying the Message Part 1 – lissten here 

Chris R
. – Carrying the Message Part 2 – Listen here

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Chuck C. – A New Pair of Glasses Part 1 of 6 / This is not a headache we’re talking about. – Listen here

Chuck C.
– A New Pair of Glasses part 2 of 6 / You can live yourself into right thinking, but you cannot think yourself into right living. – Listen here

Chuck C.
– A New Pair of Glasses part 3 of 6 / All problems can be reduced tro one problem – conscious sepration from God – wherever I am He is – Listen here

Chuck C.
– A New Pair of Glasses part 4 of 6 / Sobriety and life are synonymous. – Listen here

Chuck C.
– A New Pair of Glasses part 5 of 6 / The only thing you can do with life is live it. – Listen here

Chuck C.
– A New Pair of Glasses part 6 of 6 / Act as though I am and I will be – Listen here
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Sheldon F, and Don L. – I didn’t come to AA to get sober – Listen here

Charlie P.
– My mother was a teacher, I was well prpepared for first grade – Listen here

Sister Bea
-Gratitude and Grace One Day at a Time – Listen here

Charley Brockwell,
– AA #6, Charley an AA pioneer, got sober in the same year (1935) as Dr Bob, New York, 09.25.1982 – Listen here

Dottie Schott
– Happy Mothers Day you mothers… and fathers – Listen here

Ken Deveney
– I’m from Northern San Antone. Hey how far is the subway? – we dont know nobody ever made it – Listen here

Ken Deveney
– I’m glad to be here in….. the home of good government – people will start to wave at you, using all fingers – Listen here

John L
– A casino is the perfect place for an Alcohlic’s convention, there is gambling, free booze, and prostitues – listen here

Alicia N
. – AA Changed me. I thought the way I was lining was the way I was going to live – Listen here

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John & Michael K. – More about alcoholism – what is my obsession? that I can enjoy and control my drinking – Listen here

Mark & Joe H
. (full workshop) – there is only one cause of unhappiness, the false belief you have in your head – Listen here

Uncle Bobby H
. – there’s two things you need to know about this program, 1; there is God, 2; your not it – Listen here

Katie P.
– Step 3; An Extreme Example of Self-Will Run Riot – Listen here

Joe C.
– I love AA with a passion. The joy of living is our code, and action is its key word – Listen here

Rusty M
.- When I was young and drinking, I went down to the widows house, the widow was blond and 32 – Listen here

Sandy B.
-“Spirituality: The Key Component of Alcoholism Recovery” – Listen here

Artis G
. – How, it works…. I thought How was an Indian term! – Listen here

Tom Brady Jr
– Why didn’t you call me, I did, your Mama told me you were at Disneyland – Listen here
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Don P.
– We cant carry the message if we have to be invited. We don’t have to be models of mental health – Listen here

Don P.
– Our worst fear is not that we are inadequate our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure – Listen here

Don P.
– From prison to the fourth dimension – Listen here

Don P.
– My group meet every day at 06h00 AM. We have very little deadwight at our meeting – Listen here

Bill W.
– I’m a wino. I come from a drinking family,. I started drinking at 4 1/2 years olds – Listen here

Cathy
– Drinking made me happy sad sick and violent. Self-medication didn’t relieve any pain, – Listen here

Carl K.
– You don’t have to drink if you don’t want to – Listen here

Noah D.
– My body reacts despite my thinking vi-a-vis the use of alcohol – Listen here

Ole O
. – I didnt have to lay in a gutter to think I am an alcoholic, I didn’t do anyhting about it right then, I didn’t want to rush into anything – Listen here

Barefoot Bill
– God’s grace is always falling down on us, like rain, but we forget to cup our hands – listen here

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Jamie C. – when practising my disease, I learned the value of lying and manipulating – Listen here

Russel S. – I’m talking about alcoholism, the diease, not the symptom – Listen here

Billy N
– We’ll pay for anything except 12 Step service – listen here 

Bob K
– I don’t want middle-of-the-road recovery – Listen here

Billy N
. – The most important Traditions is the first one, the other eleven are just a way of getting there – Listen Here

Annie B
. (52 yrs sober) – I have a job to do here, and so do you, mine is to ask my HP to be cahnnel – Listen here

Rod
– – I never had a chance to develop a character or my own personal reaction to life – listen here

Bob D.
– I just say stuff, like, how do make people make amends to us – Listen here

Bob B.
– I wanted to hang out with the Big Guys, and I’m glad the Big Guys are still here – Listen here

Bob M.
– I’ve met so many great people here, boy I’d get drunk with any of you – Listen here

Betty S.
– I’d have been an Al ateen when I was young had I know about it – listen here

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Don G. – There are so many young people at meetings now, the problem is I have never been this old before – Listen here

John C
– We’re made up of four things; thoughts, acts, habits and character – Listen here

Yom G
– Young girls in short dresses always waved a cars passing by it’s amazing how many people they know – Listen here 

Polly P.
– Pain preceeds all spiritual experience – Listen here

Kelly B
. – They don’t lock up people up in crazy houses for being crazy unless they start acting crazy – Listen here

Harold H.
– A guy at the back said he couldn’t hear , a guy at the front stood up and said he could hear and did the guy at the back want to swap – Listen here

Sandy B – His final talk / When I was born there was no AA – Listen here

Bill W
– Bill Wilson talks about the early days of the program – also comments and explanations from Gail L. from Akron, Ohio – Listen here 

Hank Robb
– SMART Recovery – Be where you are and do what’s important – listen here

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Mike L. – Beginners Classes A, B, C, – Listen here

Mike L. – Beginners Classes Steps 1, 2, & 3, – Listen here

Mike L
. – Beginners Classes Steps 4, 5,& 6, – Listen here

Mike L.
– Beginners Classes Steps 7, 8, & 9, – Listen here

Jennifer H. – I Used to Have a Skid Row Soul – Listen here

Wally P.
– Back to Basics (The Tablemate) – Listen here

Bill L.
– (Barefoot Bill) speaking about recovery – Listen here

Matt R.
– SCPYAA Conference, Santa Cruz , CA. – Listen here

Chuck C.
– A New PAir Of Glasses 1 of 6 – Listen here 

Carl H
. – I didnt know how to drink just a little – listen here
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Johnnie H. – Funny; Privilage not a Right to be in a meeting – Listen here

Scotty A
– Funny; Oldtimer = Dont Drink & Dont Die – Listen here

Jennifer H. – sober and single – Listen here

Kevin P
– You’d be surprised how many ask that question – Listen here

Sandy B.
– Practicing the Presence of Now – Listen here

Bill F
. – Gratitude; How does it work – I don’t know – Listen here

Kathy T.
– Carry the message, dont spread the disease – Listen here

Sandy B
. – Letting Go and Letting God – Listen here

Suzanne R.
– The credit for my recovery goes to God – Listen here

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John L – I’m Not an Actor, I’m a Star! – Listen here

Earl H – Hilarious Sobriety, Stop Drinking – Listen here 

Eddie Cochrane – Funny Speaker Share – Listen here 

Father Martin – the importance of “Prayer.” – Listen here

Father Martin – Step One – Listen here

Father Martin – Guidelines for helping alcoholics – Part One | Part Two | Part Three

Matthew M. – Peace and Happiness in Recovery – Listen here 

Matthew M. – The Power and Grace to Handle Anything – listen here

Jack G. – I’m not so good in crowds, I listen with too much intensity – Listen here Related image
The Pioneers – Inspiring stories of Honesty, Openness and Willingness from the Pioneers of A.A. – Listen here

Ray O’K.
– The book Alcoholics Anonymous, is the blue one. An amusing and powerful share well told. – Listen here

Ray M.
– Alcohol put me on a raod paved to hell – Listen here

Peter M
– The literature table was bigger that the apartment I lived in – Listen here

Mathew M
– Peace and Happiness in Recovery, no matter what – Listen here

Doug R – Hope and Laughter – Listen here 

Katie P
– Step 3; An Extreme Example of Self-Will Run Riot – Listen here 

Scott R
– We are not a glum lot! (Very funny!) – Listen here

Mark L
– Funny Alcoholics Anonymous – Listen here 

Father Tom
– We can BE the CHANGE – Listen here 

Adam T
– Funny Recovery Share – Listen here

Ken D
– Hope, Hilarity, and Recovery – Listen hereRelated image

Ken D. – At Hawaii convention 1991 – a powerful and healing message – Listen here

Joe D.
– At 4 months sober I was to go into a bar to write my Fourth Step – Listen Here 

Rose E.
– I shake, a member told me that is God shaking the truth out of you – Listen here

Aron T.
, Young Peoples Group – My perception determines my reality, and is based on my present circumstances and attitude – listen here

Reverend Art G.
, Richmond, VA, – I was in prison before I was imnprisoned in all countries I drank in – Listen here

Tom M
. – at the Tossa de Mar Convention – Listen here

Liz B.
– at the International Conference, 2015, Atlanta, GA – Listen here

John D.
– at Discovery 1997 – Listen here

Theresa F.
– at The Gopher State Round Up, 2013 = Listen here

Tom M.
– at the Tossa de Mar Convention 2013 – Listen here

Tim B.
– at New York Winter 2016 – Listen Here

Tim B.
– Live Back To Basics Study Twelve Steps – Listen hereRelated image

Top 75 Shares – Top 75 Alcoholics Anonymous Shares of All Time – Listen here

Sandy Beach
– The Ego’s Biggest Worry – Listen here

Clancy I.
– Clancy shares his experience, strength, and hope – Listen here

Karl Morris
– I was the only white kid in a Chinese school in China and I didn’t feel different – Listen here

Phyllis H.
New York, NY, Hot Springs Convention, Arkansas, 2010 – Listen here

Marie Gallagher
– I had a change of personality when I started to drink and again when I started AA – Listen here

Nancy Nivens
– AA is not for people who want it, not fot people who need it, AA is for people who get it – Listen here

Katie Parker
– When the alcoholic drinks they feel in control, when the non-alcoholic drinks they feel out of control – Listen here

Ken Deveney
– There are only people who haven’t shared with you yet – Listen here

More Great Shares
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Anthony De Mello – Wake Up! (How to be real) What prayer can do for a person – life is a banquet but most people are starving – Listen here

Bill C. – I’ve got a lot of mileage on my mouth. You cant give away something you dont have. – Listen Here 

Charlie Brockwell
, AA # 6 47yrs, 1982 September/25, New York. D.O.S. 1935 09 01 –Listen here

Al E
. – Drinking, I was a big general contracter, I had one guy working for me – Listen here

Clancy I.
– We were taking about gratitude they were talking about sex, I remember gratitude – Listen here

Bill C.
– I’ve got a lot of mileage on my mouth. – Listen Here

Sandy Beach
– Steps Ten and Eleven – Listen here

Chuck D.
– Whenever you spot a nodder, you have found someone you can talk to – Listen here

Bob Bizantz
– Steps Eight and Nine – Listen here

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Sister Bea -Gratitude and Grace One Day at a Time – Listen here 

Charley Brockwell
, – AA #6, Charley an AA pioneer, got sober in the same year (1935) as Dr Bob, New York, 09.25.1982 – Listen here 

Dottie Schott
– Happy Mothers Day you mothers… and fathers – Listen here

Ken Deveney
– I’m from Northern San Antone. Hey how far is the subway? – we dont know nobody ever made it – Listen here

Ken Deveney
– I’m glad to be here in….. the home of good government – people will start to wave at you, using all fingers – Listen here

John L
– A casino is the perfect place for an Alcohlic’s convention, there is gambling, free booze, and prostitues – listen here

Alicia N.
– AA Changed me. I thought the way I was lining was the way I was going to live – Listen here

Mike F.
– Tough Love: hey while you’re in there trying to gas your self, put some toweles under the door the cat out here is starting to get sick – Listen here

Bill B.
– Alcohol made me feel bigger than anything I’d ever known before – Listen here

Albert M.
– A newcomer when asked how is the program sais it’s a bit like mop and glo, it cleans and shines at the same time – Listen here

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Chris Raymer – Pathway to Power – Listen here

Bill A – Budgie, my guide, was yellow and 29 when he died – Listen here

Rowan B. – I feel uncomfortable sometimes, I have to do this for the rest of my life – Listen here

Zach H.
– If you’re alcoholic, consequence continue to happen, it’s a miracle anybody gets sober – Listen here

Argus H.
– I love this hotel and the thick hotels, I can hardly close my suit case – Listen here

Gary C – Our biggest fear, is trying live life without knowing how – Listen here

Chuck Chamberlain, Memorial
– Memorial service for early AA member, Chuck Chamberlain. Chuck died on December 14th, 1984 – Listen here

Kent C
. – My life is richly blessed, I remain the problem – Listen here

Ken D – Beyond Reason, an amusing, entertaining look at recovery – Listen here

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