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08 August 2018

posted Aug 14, 2017, 1:49 AM by Web Master2   [ updated Aug 15, 2018, 2:14 AM ]

Happy HOT August!  Have you signed up for the Al-Anon Summer Maine Convention 8/24-8/26??  It is sure to be a great time! See Maine AFG website for details!!

If your meeting does not have a subscription, please order a copy of the FORUM for them.  My goal is for each meeting in the State of Maine to have a subscription!  If you are not able to pay for a subscription…. Please message me and we will be giving 22 subscriptions away in the next year !!

August 2018      “Calmly through the River”

If we cannot get to a meeting, or we are traveling and just need a dose of Al-Anon……

THE FORUM is your answer!!  A meeting in your pocket!!

SHARE HOW YOU HAVE BEEN HELPED BY CAL! In what ways has CAL affected your recovery? A little bird told me if you write on the CONCEPTS or TRADITIONS you have a good chance of being published!!  It can be a fun time for your Group to get together! Send comments to: with CAL Corner in the subject line…deadline is 15th of each month!

STEP 8   “”Made a list of all people we had harmed and became WILLING to make amends to them all”.   We just need to make the list!! And then pray for that lovely willingness!! Step by step we work this step….

TRADITION 8   “Al-Anon 12 step work should remain forever non-professional, but our service centers may employ special workers”  Rotation of service positions is soooooo important!

CONCEPT 8   “The Board of Trustees delegates full authority for routine management of Al-Anon Headquarters to its executive committees” This concept is all about delegating!

Vali from the WSO shares how only after years in the program was she able to see all the wisdom of our original daily reader “One Day at A Time in Al-Anon”.  The ODAT celebrates it’s 50th year this year!!

Pat O shares how after her first meeting she felt such a sense of HOPE. She indentified enough and felt a bit of relief to know Al-Anon was right for her.

The statement “Calmly down the river” is a short story comparing the journey in Al-Anon to that of a river ride. It invloves going with the flow and letting go!!

Maine’s Summer Convention Is August 23-26th at Ferry Beach in Sacco!  Check out the Maine

AFG website for all the details!!