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Cold Shoulder Works (by R.A.)
The Australian Main Branch of Alcoholics Anonymous now holds two meetings weekly at its Headquarters, ironically enough a delicensed public house in...
One Little Secret of a Happy Life
One secret of a sweet and happy life is learning to live by the day. It is the long stretches that tire us. We think of life as a whole, running on...
Group in Bronx
(Reprinted in part from an article written by Joe H. of the Bronx Group for the Bronx County Medical Society Bulletin of April, 1946. Included is a...
A Miracle at Christmas----A Man Re-born
WOULD you say that a man who had been drinking for months, who had wound up in a flop house in such shape he could not get out of bed and whose "...
Typical Die-hards (by J.R.H.)
The age of miracles isn't past. I'll never forget the first time I saw the A.A. program work. I wasn't in the mood for a miracle or much else. I sat...
Are A.A. Women and Wives Sometimes Smug? (by K.T.)
In a sparsely occupied dining car rolling through Dixie, I couldn't help but overhear the conversation at a nearby table between a man and an...
Saints Are Few Among Men, Too (by T.Y.)
"I wouldn't want you to breath this to a soul. . .but. . . I just heard. . ." The subject of gossip is singled out from the October issue's "what's-...
Ruts Are Mixed in Phone Calls to A.A. and AAA
(Editor's Note--The following trial and tribulation story is reprinted from a recent issue of the Pittsburgh [Pa.] Post-Gazette.) Pa Pitt needs a new...
Patching an Old Coat With New Cloth (by M.N.)
Somewhere in the Bible it says, "A man does not patch his old coat with new cloth." Perhaps I have not quoted it correctly but that is certainly the...
How Good Are They? (by Walter H. W.)
When we have reached that stage in our lives when excessive uncontrolled drinking is a recognized admitted problem with us, we are then at the cross-...