Connecting Women in Recovery


The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing but the Truth…

Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.
James E. Faust

In the first paragraph of the chapter How It Works in the book *Alcoholics Anonymous, the word HONEST, or some derivative of the word, is used three times. Why would the authors of that book use that particular word multiple times to explain HOW IT WORKS? The “IT” they are referring to is recovery. On recovery coins many times you will see, “To Thine Own Self Be True” (in other words, stop bull sh*tting yourself). What does not drinking and drugging and being honest have to do with each other?

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