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Nar-Anon World Service Organisation (WSO) Newsletter -

WSO publishes a quarterly NEWSLETTER which makes for stimulating reading. Everyone is encouraged to use the content as topics for discussion at Group Meetings. For convenience, you can find a downloadable version under the Main Menu/WSO Newsletters or just simply click this link -http://naranon.org.za/wso-newsletters/cat_view/71-world-services-organisation

 

NEW: Uploaded issues 2 & 3 of 2019. Happy Reading


For access to any back issues, feel free to visit the WSO website at -

https://www.nar-anon.org/serenity-connection/


NEW MEETINGS

We are pleased to share the great news regarding the expansion of our list of meetings in the Western Cape and Gauteng with the establishment of Nar-Anon Support Group Meetings for Families and Friends of Addicts in Athlone (Western Province) on a Saturday and Randburg (Gauteng Province) on a Thursday.

We invite anyone struggling from the effects of the disease of addiction of a family member or friend to find help for yourself through attending Group Meetings. Finding support for yourself will assist you in regaining your own serenity, peace, strength and hope, while directly and indirectly positively influencing your relationship and interactions with the addicted family member or friend.

#NEW MEETING IN ATHLONE (WESTERN CAPE)

Place: Hazendal Mosque

Address: 12th Avenue, Hazendal, Athlone.

Day: Saturday Afternoon

Time: 14:00 till 15:30

Contact:  Hawa 076 982 1590

#NEW MEETING IN BOSKRUIN (RANDBURG - GAUTENG)

Place: Akeso Crescent Clinic

Address: 4 Hawken Avenue & President Fouche Drive, Boskruin, Randburg.

Day: Thursday Evening

Time: 19:30 till 20:30

Contact: Milena 083 679 0589 ; Brendon 082 533 8302 ; Kate 081 385 1906

 



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SUE'S STORY - A PERSONAL SHARE

A pair of ladies’ slippers.  Beige, with fleece linings.  This is a memory, sometimes sad and sometimes almost funny, that I shall have all my life.  I was attending a Nar-Anon meeting.  We had just paused for tea, and I was making my way through the adjacent hall, where N.A. was having their meeting,  trying to find a toilet.  There he was! ...



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The Steps and Service – A personal experience

I came into the program seeking a way to change my addict and never for a minute imagined that the program could be about changing me.  As an introduction to my past, I’ll refer to ”The Countdown To The Twelve Steps”, something I found that represented everything that was my life with my addict before Nar-Anon.

The countdown to me entering the program -
12.    I assumed control over the addict and began to arrange his life.
11.    Came to believe that the addict was insane and only I could restore him to sanity.
10.    Made a decision that my will, come hell or high water, be done.
9.      Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of the addict. ...



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