Business Meeting Minutes 12/02/14

Serenity Prayer

Review and approve December 2, 2014 agenda - approved
· Review and approve Treasurer's report - approved
· Review and approve November Minutes - approved
Review Liaison Report - Link - approved


Old Business:
Motion 1:  That her poem " You are not my partner" be included among "Creative Submissions" on the website. ~ Presented by BethS - approved
View Poem

Motion 2: The (12) Rewards - amendment of Reward #12 - Presented by Troy
Replace: 12. The Freedom of a happy life instead of the bondage of a sexual obsession.
With: 12. The freedom of a happy life instead of the bondage of sex and love addiction or anorexia.

(amended by the mover, Troy, and approved as amended. The following changes were moved and approved to the display of the 12 rewards to the 12 steps:(Changes agreed to are highlighted.)

[ (not conference approved)
Adapted and approved for SLAA Online by Group Conscience [date].
Originally by Ann C. (sober April 1, 1948) of Niles, Ohio and presented in the Old-Timers Workshop at the 1985 International AA Convention in Montreal, Canada

1. Hope instead of desperation.
[ 2. Faith instead of despair.
[ 3. Courage instead of fear.
[ 4. Peace of mind instead of confusion.
5. Self-respect instead of self-contempt.
6. Self-confidence instead of helplessness.
7. The respect of others instead of pity and contempt.
8. A clean conscience instead of a sense of guilt.
[9. Real friendship instead of loneliness.
10. A clean pattern of life instead of a purposeless existence.
[ 11. The love and understanding of our families instead of their doubts and fears.
12. The Freedom of a happy life instead of the bondage of sex
and love addiction or anorexia


New OPs:  
Calypso (by letter due to time zone) -

New Business: 

Motion 1: Member's who meet the above criteria for service as a trusted servant to SLAA-Online have a Sponsor active in his/ her recovery. Attending meetings Live f2f, phone meetings online meeting. You can't transmit something you don't have. The12 steps & 12 traditions is why we are here to live a life free from active addiction. Presented by Kenny - tabled

Open Forum:

10 minutes

Question whether Tuesday's step study should continue, due to lack of attendance and it is not held consistently. Suggestion perhaps it be promoted more in regular meetings.
Ops were encouraged to remember there are prompts if shares hint in a suicide direction.

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