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Lest We Forget
MOST of us have been unwilling to admit we were real alcoholics. No person likes to think he is bodily and mentally different from his fellows....
Lest We Forget
WHAT sort of thinking dominates an alcoholic who repeats time after time the desperate experiment of the first drink? Friends, who have reasoned with...
Lest We Forget
ASSUMING we are spiritually fit, we can do all sorts of things alcoholics are not supposed to do. People have said we must not go where liquor is...
Lest We Forget
OUR description of the alcoholic, the chapter to the agnostic, and our personal adventures before and after make clear three pertinent ideas: That...
Lest We Forget
HAVING made our personal inventory, what shall we do about it? We have been trying to get a new attitude, a new relationship with our Creator, and to...
Lest We Forget
THE spiritual life is not a theory. . . . This thought brings us to step ten, which suggests we continue to take personal inventory and continue to...
Doctor Calls "Slip" More Normal Than Alcoholic (by William D. Silkworth, M. D.)
The problem of "staying stopped" has been with AAs since the early days, when each brother who fell forever by the wayside or returned, briefly and...
Lest We Forget
STEP eleven suggests prayer and meditation. We shouldn't be shy on this matter of prayer. Better men than we are using it constantly. It works, if we...
Lest We Forget
WE doctors have realized for a long time that some form of moral psychology was of urgent importance to alcoholics, but its application presented...
Happy Vacation--With a Few Safeguards
To continue the celebration of our Tenth Anniversary we asked a former editor to write an article for us (see page 12), and we are here reprinting a...