Definition of Why it works: a powerful way to learn
Synonyms of Why it works: sharing, storytelling, identification, etc.
These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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Love in fellowship.
The real reason the program works is neither secret nor magic. The program actually relies on ancient principles that always amaze people when they are employed:
Help Others, and you help yourself. Clean up your own house.
Put your trust in God, not frail human beings or shaky institutions. Remove false gods, such as alcohol and other drugs. –Mel B./Walk in Dry Places | More…