Is AA Changing?

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The Very Best We Can Be (by Bob F.)
I have a deep, abiding faith that if I take care of the AA program, the program will take care of me--and you--and those who have yet to come. And...
Are We Losing the Personal Touch? (by Bernie B.)
Last night at my home group we threw the ashtrays away. Most of the members thought it was the logical thing to do since we had banned smoking at our...
We Can't Go Backwards in Time (by C. S.)
I felt compelled to write this because of the letters I have just read in the January 1992 issue of the Grapevine. The letters that compelled me were...
Willingness Starts in the Heart (by Alice T.)
Someone from our local Alano club asked me to go on a Twelfth Step call to deliver the message to a woman alcoholic. There were three men from the...
AA Lite (by Abe S.)
The speaker at our meeting last week told us that after leaving rehab, she got into the "program." She said she now has lots of "program" people in...
The Bookworms (by Anita H.)
A few years ago, the Grapevine began a series of issue which asked the question, "Is AA Changing?" My first reaction was "Yes!" after witnessing so...
Where Does It Lead? (by Jack F.)
My name is Jack F. I am an alcoholic. By the grace of God, I haven't had a drink since February 1l, 1960--one day at a time. It seems to me that in...
Does the Tail Wag the Dog? (by Al B.)
For me, AA, for more than fifty years has been like a happy healthy dog wagging its tail. The tail wag reminds me of a soft sell program existing...
The Light in the Window (by Anonymous)
Recently, a woman came to our meeting whom we hadn't seen for a while. Afterwards, she thanked us warmly for being there. The group had been her AA...
Who's in Charge? (by T. J.)
What separates AA from nearly all other organizations is the fact that no humans hold any real authority within our structure. Only God does. Through...