Old-Timers Corner

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My Ideal Group (by C. R.)
ONE of the fine old groups in my area is having a discussion meeting at which the subject is "My Idea of the Ideal AA Group." This is a group which I...
Bleating Deacon's Corner-- (by Anon.)
People in the Fellowship tell me I'm an AA snob--that I think AAs are better than other people. Well, I guess I do but not because we are naturally...
Bleating Deacons' Corner (by A. S.)
That new department is an excellent one. But the name! "The Bleating Deacon's Corner!" Surely, you must have become confused through faulty phonetics...
Bleating Deacons' Corner (by C. B.)
It stretches my tolerance to the limit when I hear a speaker expounding the spiritual phase of our program accompanied with a lot of cuss words--...
Bleating Deacons' Corner (by E. E. A.)
The Grapevine Editor is evidently not much of an authority on "Gripes." The type gripes he published come from what we call out here, "The Pea...
Exploring AA Myths (by Anonymous)
I WANT to get some gripes out of the way about things I hear at meetings which are pure baloney, whether this bleating deacon or somebody else spouts...
On Attending Meetings (by M.M.B.)
MANY times, at an AA meeting, I have seen a person walk into the room and heard him say, "I NEED this meeting." Everyone in the room feels a response...
Am I a Bleeding Deacon? (by Anonymous)
I'VE been a member of AA for many years and I guess I'm bleeding. What makes me bleed? Well, to be blunt and honest about it, I'm getting more and...
The Image Scrimmage (by Anonymous)
REMINISCING with an old friend, I recalled an occasion forty-odd years ago when both of us had been in a teenage audience to which a young clergyman...
The Image Scrimmage (by Anonymous)
REMINISCING with an old friend, I recalled an occasion forty-odd years ago when both of us had been in a teenage audience to which a young clergyman...