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32 years doing what is unnatural for me.....not consuming an alcoholic beverage one day at a time; and through the Program of recovery, witnessing the Promises unfold in proportion to my commitment to the Principles.

Had a past client of mine call me last week. He was about to lose his house, had already lost his wife and family, his job....and when I tried to call him yesterday, an answering machine and no call-back. Nasty, nasty disease that somehow I was fortunate to eventually get the "gift of desperation" and through following the Steps (in order) and clinging like a drowning man to a life-preserver, was able to become the person who had always eluded me before surrender.

Friday I retired from the Investment Advisory business.....such a different feeling than all those accumulated times when I was fired.

I am grateful that there was a Program created by the only people (IMO) who can help drunks to recover from their disease....other drunks who also are engaging in the unnatural act of keeping the plug in the jug.

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