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Emotional Dynamite (by Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age)
. . .It was into an uncharted future that we looked from the window of Dr. Bob's living room in 1937 when we first realized that alcoholics might be...
Executive Inebriates (by Ivan Underwood)
"Aside from the drunks and lushes that one sees almost everywhere, there are the sequestered and protected compulsive drinkers of whom there is very...
A Far Distant Cousin (by AA Comes of Age, page 124)
"The Washingtonian Society, a movement among alcoholics which started in Baltimore a century ago, almost discovered the answer to alcoholism. At...
Falling Through the Cracks (by Bill W.)
". . . Though three hundred thousand did recover in the last twenty-five years, maybe half a million more have walked into our midst, and then out...
Deeper Than Words (by Bill W.)
"Everyone must agree that we AAs are unbelievably fortunate people; fortunate that we have suffered so much; fortunate that we can know, understand,...
Maudlin Martyrdom (by As Bill Sees It)
"Self-pity is one of the most unhappy and consuming defects that we know. It is a bar to all spiritual progress and can cut off all effective...
The Twelve Concepts (by Bill W.)
"We should always realize that change does not necessarily spell progress. We are sure that each new group of workers in world service will be...
A Deep Sense of Calmness (by Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers)
"On his desk, Dr. Bob had a plaque defining humility: 'Perpetual quietness of heart. It is to have no trouble. It is never to be fretted or vexed,...
Quote of the Month (by Paul de Kruif)
"AAs to me aren't ordinary human beings, because they've all been so near dead it seems spooky they're still alive and healthy. To me they're weird,...
Hope and Life (by Father Ed Dowling)
"More influential on history than the Nile or the Mississippi, is another river--the Gulf Stream. Without it the British Isles would be as bleak as...