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Welcome to this official website for the "CAL Chat" podcast – the show where we discuss our favorite Al-Anon and Alateen Conference Approved Literature and how it has improved our lives!  You can also visit my "CAL Chat" blog at www.calchatblog.com, get literature updates at www.twitter.com/CALChatFan, as well as see recovery literature in a new way at www.instagram.com/CALChatFan1 and www.pinterest.com/CALChatFan

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CAL Chat

Aug 6, 2016

Part 2 of 2 (of Episode 2) continues the conversation with BJ and her favorite piece of outreach literature, the "Detachment" (S-19) leaflet.  We discuss detaching with love, being able to separate the disease from the alcoholic, and how Al-Anon is not a self-help program, but a we program!

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Aug 6, 2016

Why is Al-Anon not considered a self-help recovery program?  How is detaching different than separating?  Am I making my spirit sick?  In part 1 of 2 (of Episode 2), BJ talks about her favorite reading, June 14th (pg 166), from the daily reader "One Day At A Time In Al-Anon" (B-6).  She shares her definition of serenity...