The seventh step of The Path reads, “I offer myself as a Silas to others. Each day I ask God for the grace to seek His kingdom rather than my own, to serve those He places in my path rather than serving myself.”
What’s the best way to up your game in recovery? Give it away!
At our 2018 Annual Retreat, Jason, a fellow Pirate Monk, challenged the men present to give what they spend monthly on coffee to the Society; for him, it equaled $54.00. We called it the Mug Club. At 2019’s retreat we added a little pirate fun to the idea by taking “mugshots” of donors in a pirate costume, calling it the “Mugshot Club,” and adding the Captain’s Club and the Admiral’s Club ($100/mo & $200/mo respectively).