Bill Wilsons Reflection

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It has been a long time since I have seen this film. I had forgotten some of the more detailed information, but I still remembered the essence of Bill’s story from this documentary. Bill Wilson was just an alcoholic searching for a solution to his problem, and at the beginning he found that the problem was alcohol. It wasn’t until further into his journey that he came to the realization that the true problem was him, and that the alcohol was but a symptom of his disease that dwelled in his mind, as well as his body. Having found this new perspective on alcohol and alcoholism, it set in motion a recovery program founded by an alcoholic for alcoholics that changed the world. This new found process to spiritual freedom has saved countless lives and families over less than a decade. Also the impact that has been made by AA is immeasurable in the fields of medicine for the treatment of the alcoholic/addict. Bill Wilson was a pioneer …show more content…
And #2 goes further to say “You shall not misuse the name of your LORD God”. I understand it is for the sake of not scaring off or offending the newcomer and others of different “religions/faiths”, but in doing so it is at the price offending those who do believe and are Christians. Also a person coming to the realization that they are a miracle (but only by the grace of God) is not giving themselves too much credit. In fact it is the opposite. It is giving Him the credit for making them a miracle, and once the person has that realization; that realization in of itself is a miracle. Because for so long they believed they are worthless and unworthy. I have the utmost respect for you as a professor; I cling to your every word in lectures. That is why I know you are able to be challenged with open-mindedness and willingness to listen to another person’s perspective. Even if it is to agree, to

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