RA offers hope, sanity, and recovery, especially to those who, despite their best efforts, have yet to find full recoveries, no matter what their problems or behaviors may be and their family and friends.
The Recoveries Anonymous Step Presentation 
Fully Working All Twelve Steps by Thoroughly Following all the  
Pioneers’ Original “clear-cut directions” from R.A.’s Multilith Big Book. 

 

 Section A—Do This Before Starting R.A.’s Step Presentation
arrow I Getting Started With The Recoveries Anonymous Step Presentation
    a) Start Here
Read or listen to this first to find out how to use this website!
    b) Things you need to know before you begin
Also read or listen to this before you begin R.A.'s Step Presentation.
    c) How A.A. Was Formed
Also read or listen to this before you begin R.A.'s Step Presentation.
    d) How R.A. Was Formed
Also read or listen to this before you begin R.A.'s Step Presentation.
arrow II Facts about the Twelve Steps you might not know
    i) The directions for working the Twelve Steps
It may surprise people to learn that the Twelve Steps are not the "clear-cut directions" for working the program.
    ii) Working the Twelve Steps
It may also surprise people to learn that the original program did not contain steps to be worked in order.
    iii) Understanding Step One
It is important to know what the words "powerless" and "unmanageable" really mean!
    iv) The promise of Step Two
It is often forgotten that the Second Step is the first promise of the program!
    v) The "hidden" purpose of Step Three
It may not be obvious, but it's true. The Big Book's discussion of Step Three is really the introduction to Step Four.
    vi) The real purpose of Steps Four through Seven
It is important to understand the true relationship between these steps.
    vii) The three sentences of Step Eight
It is true, the entire discussion of Step Eight in the Big Book takes just three sentences!
    viii) Some helpful information about Step Nine
It is often forgotten that the original name of the Ninth Step was the Restitution Step.
    ix) Steps Ten and Eleven
It is important to know that Steps Ten and Eleven provide an unshakable foundation for life!
    x) Step Twelve
It may surprise people to learn that in the Multilith version of the chapter Working With Others, the first two
sentences say: "Practical experience shows that nothing will so much insure your own immunity from [your
problems and behaviors] as intensive work with other[s]. It works when other spiritual activities fail."
arrow III Facts about the Big Book you might not know
    xi) The design and purpose of the Big Book
The main purpose of the Big Book is to show others precisely how they can recover.
    xii) The design and goals of R.A.'s Step Presentation
The Big Book is the source of the information used in R.A.'s Step Presentation.
     
 Section B—The Recoveries Anonymous Step Presentation
tilde  Part 1: Absorbing the Twelve Step program and philosophy
    A) Reading and Discussing the Foreword to the First Edition
This Foreword, along with the Doctor's Opinion, Bill's Story, and There Is A Solution, provide an overall view of the program. Therefore, do not skip this Foreword. It introduces the program and defines some of the basic concepts you will use to work the Twelve Steps.
    B) Reading and Discussing the Foreword to the Second Edition
This Foreword describes the history of the Program and the Traditions. It contains important information you will need to work the program!
    C) Reading and Discussing the Doctor's Opinion
This discusses many of the basic concepts of the program.
    D) Reading and Discussing Bill's Story
This story has important information. While many people today may find it hard to relate to Bill's life before he was introduced to the program, everyone can benefit by learning how Bill recovered!
    E) Reading and Discussing There Is A Solution
This chapter gives us a foundation for all that is to come later in the Big Book. Even the title of this chapter gives us hope!
    F) Reading and Discussing Step One
This chapter, More About Alcoholism, discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step One.
    G) Reading and Discussing Step Two
This chapter, We Agnostics, discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Two.
    H) Reading and Discussing Step Three
This introduces the Twelve Steps and discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Three.
    I) Reading and Discussing Step Four
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Four.
    J) Reading and Discussing Step Five
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Five.
    K) Reading and Discussing Step Six
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Six.
    L) Reading and Discussing Step Seven
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Seven.
    M) Reading and Discussing Step Eight
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Eight.
tilde2  Part 2: Formally Going Through Steps One through Eight
     1. Formally Going Through Step One
     2. Formally Going Through Step Two
     3. Formally Going Through Step Three
     4. Formally Going Through Step Four
     5. Formally Going Through Step Five
     6. Formally Going Through Step Six
     7. Formally Going Through Step Seven
     8. Formally Going Through Step Eight
tilde3  Part 3: Discussing Steps Nine through Twelve
    N) Reading and Discussing Step Nine
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Nine.
    O) Reading and Discussing Step Ten
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Ten.
    P) Reading and Discussing Step Eleven
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Eleven.
    Q) Reading and Discussing the various aspects of Step Twelve
spThe links below discuss the "clear-cut directions" for working Step Twelve.
  The Twelve Step Program. spa. Working With Others
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working with strangers.
    spb. To Wives
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working with our significant others.
    spc. The Family Afterward
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working with our families.
    spd. To Employers
This discusses the "clear-cut directions" for working with people we are in authority over.
    spe. A Vision For You
This discusses the results we can expect from working with others.
     
 Section C—Do This After Completing The Recoveries Anonymous Step Presentation
arrow IV Living In Recovery
    I've gone through R.A.'s Step Presentation, what do I do next?
This discusses how to live the R.A. program.
    Preparing to Sponsor in Recoveries Anonymous
This discusses how to prepare to work with others in Recoveries Anonymous.
    Becoming A Sponsor in Recoveries Anonymous
This discusses how to work with others in Recoveries Anonymous.
arrow V Broaden and Deepen Your Understanding of the Twelve Steps
    Introduction to the Twelve and Twelve
Twelve essays in A.A.'s 12 & 12 broaden and deepen your understanding of the Twelve Steps.
    1) Step One
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step One.
    2) Step Two
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Two.
    3) Step Three
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Three.
    4) Step Four
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Four.
    5) Step Five
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Five.
    6) Step Six
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Six.
    7) Step Seven
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Seven.
    8) Step Eight
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Eight.
    9) Step Nine
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Nine.
    10) Step Ten
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Ten.
    11) Step Eleven
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Eleven.
    12) Step Twelve
Broaden and deepen your understanding of Step Twelve.
arrow VI The Twelve Traditions
    Introduction to the Twelve Traditions
Twelve essays in A.A.'s 12 & 12 discuss the Twelve Traditions.
    1) Tradition One
Discuss Tradition One.
    2) Tradition Two
Discuss Tradition Two.
    3) Tradition Three
Discuss Tradition Three.
    4) Tradition Four
Discuss Tradition Four.
    5) Tradition Five
Discuss Tradition Five.
    6) Tradition Six
Discuss Tradition Six.
    7) Tradition Seven
Discuss Tradition Seven.
    8) Tradition Eight
Discuss Tradition Eight.
    9) Tradition Nine
Discuss Tradition Nine.
    10) Tradition Ten
Discuss Tradition Ten.
    11) Tradition Eleven
Discuss Tradition Eleven.
    12) Tradition Twelve
Discuss Tradition Twelve.
     
The Recoveries Anonymous Forums
talk VII Questions and Answers about working the Twelve Steps in Recoveries Anonymous
    This is the place to ask questions!
Please ask your questions in the appropriate forum!
 

 

 


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