What are some types of abundant resources? Spiritual Service-oriented Member abundance: expertise or skills Financial
How can we demonstrate spiritual abundance? Listening and learning How did one member experience this? Beginning or rekindling our faith and spirituality through Al-Anon meetings spirituality through Al-Anon meetings Taking “First Things First” Sharing with others at meetings
Where can we find abundance? Within our groups Within our districts Within our Areas
How did a group and district demonstrate abundance? Listening to each other Showing compassion to members Being there for our members, if needed Walking like they talk Let’s listen to one member’s experience
How can we show financial abundance in our Areas? Members share their personal resources by not claiming some of their expenses, if they choose Members have faith that their needs will be filled Members share their wealth and gratitude by making a donation to celebrate their Al-Anon anniversary Members pass it on, or as some say, “pay it forward” What was the personal experience of one of our members?
Practicing Step Three — turn our will and our lives over to the care of our Higher Power Practicing Step Eleven — using prayer and meditation Asking for help knowing that Al-Anon’s abundant human energy is the root of our essence How did one of our members practice this principle? How can we practice our program and receive abundance?
How do you plan to practice abundance in your personal life, in your meetings, and in your Area?
What skills or talents do you have that you can share with members, your group, or the Area?
Let’s do a short inventory and ask ourselves, “What do I have to offer Al-Anon Family Groups?”
Question: How can Al-Anon members think abundantly and demonstrate their abundant resources in their districts and Areas? Spiritual abundance Abundance of members involved in service Financial abundance Attracting an abundance of members who have expertise, talents, and skills