Along Spiritual Lines

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One Man's Opinion As He Sees the 'Spiritual Angle' (by R.E.B.)
"There are no atheists in foxholes" is an expression which has been current nearly three years, though its authenticity has been challenged by...
No Trumpets Blew (by P. S. C.)
MANY and many a week and month had passed for me in AA and I was still troubled about that "spiritual awakening" deal. In fact I was about five or...
A Spiritual Awakening in Prison (by Anon.)
RECENTLY I was asked the question, "What do you get, or expect to get, out of the AA group or from attending its meetings?" At the time I gave the...
Don't You Believe in Your Automobile? (by R. L. G.)
THERE are many definitions of faith, but the one I like best is: "Faith is the believing after all reasoning has been exhausted." As newcomers we...
The Spiritual Angle of AA (by Rev. Samuel M. Shoemaker)
IT was clear to Bill from the first, I take it, that Dr. Jung's simple declaration that science knew no answer, and Dr. Silk worth's incalculable...
What a Spiritual Awakening Means to Me (by J. A. L.)
RECENTLY I have heard more and more speakers remark, "It is easier to get sober than to stay sober." In my opinion this need not be so. For more than...
In All Our Affairs (by H .W.)
WORDS HAVE A WAY of taking on an entirely new significance when we enter into the new world opened up to us by AA sobriety. We all know how the first...
Moments of Spiritual Awareness
Editor's Note: Since the moment of spiritual insight, whether mild or intense, is so much a part of the life of so many AAs, the Grapevine will from...
Moments of Spiritual Awareness (by M. N.)
"It was late summer afternoon, cool, clear and peaceful. I sat on a solitary rock, in the shade of a high wall of cliffs. Before me sloped to a deep...
Moments of Spiritual Awareness (by C. A. M.)
"I will try to describe the experience as best I may, knowing that anything I can say will be quite inadequate. Many years before we were married,...