Herb was given the gift of freedom from alcohol February 21, 1984. As the result of the application of the Twelve Steps as contained “precisely” in the AA Big Book he experienced a profound spiritual awakening in 1988. Since then, he has been very involved in carrying the message of recovery through presentations, facilitating workshops, and leading retreats.
He has authored 3 books (see below)
Many have found them helpful for accessing the instructions and confirming the process contained in the Big Book for experiencing and sustaining a spiritual awakening.
Herb is widowed, has three adult children, seven grandchildren, and lives in Rancho
Palos Verdes, California.
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Resources from this meeting:
Back to Basics by Wally P
Object of my Affection is My Reflection: Coping with Narcisists by Rokelle Lerner
Herb's YouTube Channel
Twelve-Step Guide to Using the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book” (2004)
Twelve Steps to Spiritual Awakening; Enlightenment for Everyone” (2010)
Practicing the Here and Now: Being Intentional with Step 11” (2017)
The Sacred Art of Loving-kindess by Rami Shapiro
Open Mind, Open Heart by Thomas Keating
Co-Dependent No More by Melody Beattie
Big Book of AA
Outro music is “Standing Still” by Cory Ellsworth and Randy Kartchner, performed by Mike Eldred and Elizabeth Wolfe. This song, and/or the entire soundtrack for the future Broadway musical, “Crosses: A Musical of Hope”, can be purc