The 1993 celebration marked 50 years of AA inToronto and the others marked
anniversaries of AA as a whole....Murray E. Brampton, On.
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++++Message 3590. . . . . . . . . . . . Re: CROSS-TALK
From: Jim K. . . . . . . . . . . . . 7/19/2006 8:29:00 AM
There are two prevailing definitions of "Cross Talk" that I am
1. Speaking out of turn in a meeting often in response to someone
sharing or in the midst of their share.
2. Commenting when sharing on what someone else said.
The first time I recall encountering the term "cross talk" was in
I recently heard the following on a track recorded by Searcy W. I have heard
various forms of this over the years and find it follows on from the
I have seen something similar in the Big Book but cannot find it.
Was Searcy the originator or is it from another source? Anyone know?
THE TWELVE REWARDS OF SOBRIETY
By Searcy W., 55 years sober as at 2001 aged 90.
o Faith instead of despair.
o Courage instead of fear.
o Hope instead of desperation.
o Peace of mind instead of confusion.
o Real friendships instead of loneliness.
o Self-respect instead of self-contempt.
o Self-confidence instead of helplessness.
o A clean conscious instead of a sense of guilt.
o The respect of others instead of their pity and contempt.
o A clean pattern of living instead of a hopeless existence.
o The love and understanding of our families instead of their doubts and
o The freedom of a happy life instead of the bondage of an alcoholic
A great source of AA tracks in MP3 format is at http://www.xa-speakers.org/
located in Iceland with over 800 tracks including AA Founders. Perfect for
Page 55 of the Big Book awoke my spirit.