The route is maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) and patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police.The speed limit is 100 km/h (62 mph) throughout its length, unless posted otherwise.Much of our relative effectiveness in working with alcoholics might be impaired if we sought or accepted public recognition. Someone suggested that the prayer be printed on a small, wallet-sized card, to be included in every piece of outgoing mail. staff member, Anita R., browsing in a New York bookstore, came upon a beautifully bordered card, on which was printed: "Almighty God, our Heavenly Father, give us Serenity to accept what cannot be changed, Courage to change what should be changed, and Wisdom to know the one from the other; through Jesus Christ, our Lord." The card, which came from a bookshop in England, called it the "General's Prayer," dating it back to the fourteenth century! Bill made this very point years ago, in thanking an A. friend for the plaque upon which the prayer was inscribed: "In creating A. is now located borders on a stretch of New York City's 120th St., between Riverside Drive and Broadway (where the Union Theological Seminary is situated). Most open meetings follow a more or less set pattern, although distinctive variations have developed in some areas.While each member of AA is free to make his or her own interpretations of AA tradition, no individual is ever recognised as a spokesperson for the Fellowship locally, nationally, or internationally. AA is indebted to all media for their assistance in strengthening the Tradition of anonymity over the years. Comes of Age, a New York member, Jack, brought to everyone's attention a caption in a routine New York Herald Tribune obituary that read: "God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, courage to change the things we can, and wisdom to know the difference." Everyone in A. Ruth Hock, the Fellowship's first (and nonalcoholic) secretary, contacted Henry S., a Washington D. member, and a professional printer, asking him what it would cost to order a bulk printing. and through them, the West Germans after the Second World War." Moreover, Beth continued, after the war, a north German University professor, Dr. There are still other claims, and no doubt more unearthings will continue for years to come. Reinhold Niebuhr told an interviewer that her husband was definitely the prayer's author, that she had seen the piece of paper on which he had written it, and that her husband-now that there were numerous variations of wording -"used and preferred" the following form: "God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, Courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other." While all of these searchings are intriguing, challenging, even mysterious, they pale in significance when compared to the fact that, for fifty years, the prayer has become so deeply imbedded into the heart and soul of A. thinking, living, as well as its philosophy, that one could almost believe that the prayer originated in the A. A., the Serenity Prayer has been a most valuable building block-indeed a corner-stone." And speaking of cornerstones, and mysteries and "coincidences"-the building where G. A chairperson describes the AA program briefly for the benefit of any newcomers to AA in the audience and introduces one, two or three speakers who relate their personal drinking histories and may give their personal interpretation of AA.We attribute our success to our ability to enhance your overall dating experience through our personalized 1-on-1 approach that focuses on what is most important to you.Our members are savvy, well educated, successful, healthy and active individuals.We help our clients every step of the way as they navigate through a personal journey of growth and self-discovery.
Then, too, we believe that the concept of personal anonymity has a spiritual significance for us - that it discourages the drives for personal recognition, power, prestige, or profit that have caused difficulties in some societies. As the term suggests, meetings of this type are open to alcoholics and their families and to anyone interested in solving a personal drinking problem or helping someone else to solve such a problem.
Remember, not all people will have e-mail to contact you, so a phone number is always to your advantage.
We recommend only a phone number for the first 2 weeks and then adding an e-mail address if your item has not sold in that time. Including a basic price avoids wasted effort on the part of the buyer and the seller.
Our screening process ensures the highest levels of security and confidentiality, allowing our clients to remain focused on what matters most.
In the early days of AA, when more stigma was attached to the term "alcoholic" than is the case today, this reluctance to be identified - and publicised - was easy to understand.