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Welcome to this webpage for the podcast "CAL Chat" - the show where we discuss our favorite Al-Anon and Alateen Conference Approved Literature and how it has improved our lives!

CAL Chat

Apr 18, 2017

In part 4 of 4 (of Episode 10), Wendy shares what she is hoping for with a new change for the upcoming “2017 World Service Conference Summary” (P-46) due in August & what sets this item apart from the rest of the literature in the CAL Catalog (S-15).  She also reveals a unique location to leave the “Just For...


Apr 18, 2017

The bookmark, “Just For Today” (M-12), is Wendy’s favorite piece of outreach literature in part 3 of 4 of Episode 10.  We talk about the current conversation at Al-Anon’s headquarters, the World Service Office, regarding the recommendation to remove the PRAYER FOR TODAY section.  Using pages 57 – 60 of...


Apr 18, 2017

The conversation with Wendy continues about slogans in part 2 of 4 (of Episode 10) from “How Al-Anon Works” (B-22 for hardcover, B-32 for softcover).  We focus on “Let Go & Let God” (especially the importance of faith in the 2nd half) & how a specific physical token can be used as a reminder to put this slogan...


Apr 18, 2017

Wendy shares, in part 1 of 4 of Episode 10, about using the slogans from Chapter 9 of “How Al-Anon Works” (B-22 for hardcover, B-32 for softcover) as stepping stones to serenity & how serenity can eventually become a guiding force in our lives for making decisions.  We also look closer at “Let it Begin With Me”...


Mar 13, 2017

Pat explains in Episode 9's last part, (#4), that of all the things she has tried, how Al-Anon is the only thing that truly helped.  We discuss ways to enhance the “Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2017” magazine while using it for outreach purposes & she wraps up with a “Last Words” section about amends & Step Nine.

Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2017  Item # S-17_Are You Troubled?