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09 September 2018

posted Oct 10, 2016, 4:19 AM by Web Master2   [ updated Oct 8, 2018, 8:05 AM ]

September is here!!  

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 !!

September 2018      “A Clearer Picture”

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!

The FORUM is ALWAYS looking for entries from Al-Anon members!  Write something on your favorite Step, Tradition or Slogan! Send it into the Forum or submit it online!

STEP 9   ”Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.” An anonymous member shared how after years she was able to make amends to her brother.

TRADITION 9   “Our Groups as such ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve”.  A member shares how this Tradition keeps her integrity in check. Lets her contribute to her group and keep her word.

CONCEPT 9   “Good personal leadership at all service levels is a necessity. In the field of world service the Board of Trustees assumes the primary leadership”.  Al-Anon gives us so many opportunities to serve! Rotation of leadership, and “no musts” gives all members the freedom to serve in their own way.

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!!

The Forum has SO many different articles!  There is always something on Service & on Alateen.

I love the “Instant Meeting” which is focused on the Step of the Month. There are several stories with varying topics sent in from all over the world! It is so inspiring.