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Alcoholism Is a Disease (by E. S.)
GOOD EVENING--I thought this evening we might talk a bit about a fact which at one time was a revelation to me, something so new that it had never...
Taking Inventory
LAST week someone asked the question, "Why an inventory? Why is Step Four suggested?" That's a good question and I wish I had a fast answer for it....
Using the Slogans
I WAS wondering what you thought when you came to your first AA meeting and saw the slogans displayed, as we have them here and at other AA meeting...
90-day Trial
MUCH of what you will hear in AA is quite different from what most of us expected. Some of the suggestions given are directly opposed to your habits...
Day-tight Compartments
IT'S good to see that all of you seem comfortable and feel at home in AA. It is not only that you know you are welcome and we need you, but I'm sure...
For Beginners (by Anon.)
You will see and hear a few things upon your entree into AA. Try to like some of them. No member of AA condemns you because of what your reputation...
What Is an Open Mind?
At our next beginners' meeting a few members who have been sober in AA for awhile are going to tell us which suggestions in the AA program have...
Hints On Avoiding the First Drink
AT a recent closed meeting I took some notes which might be worth sharing with you. The general theme of that meeting concerned a wide variety of...
Resolutions
AT one time it was quite popular to talk about resolutions at New Year's time. Somehow that practice seems to have gone out of style and maybe it is...
Sobriety 1-2-3
I Now believe that sobriety comes to us one-two-three. Perhaps not quite as fast as we can count it but very likely through the process described in...