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Invitation to Life (by Living Sober, page 86)
Most of us have seen death close up. We have known the kind of suffering that wrenches the bones. But we have also known the sort of hope that makes...
A Force for Unity (by Twelve Concepts for World Service,)
"The life of each individual and of each group is built around our Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. We very well know that the penalty for...
Days Transformed Into Light (by nonalcoholic trustee)
Someone once said: "Everything passes; nothing exists." Perhaps this is true for those who see the world in its amplest dimension through space and...
Getting Active (by Living Sober, page 13)
It is very hard just to sit still trying not to do a certain thing, or not even to think about it. It's much easier to get active and do something...
Squeezing Out the Sponge (by November 1962 Grapevine)
"Slowly at first, then with sudden clarity, Dr. Bob began to understand. Bill had been able to control his drinking problem by the very means that Dr...
A Way Out (by Rev. Sam Shoemaker)
"I often say and shall always say that the Twelve Steps are one of the very great summaries and organic collections of spiritual truth known to...
Sun Block
"It is plain that a life which includes deep resentment leads only to futility and unhappiness. To the precise extent that we permit these, do we...
The AA Way (by Dr. Karl Menninger)
"The methods used by Alcoholics Anonymous are not medical methods. They are not scientific procedures. They are not professional activities. No one...
What God Wants (by Dr. Samuel Shoemaker)
"There is a great hue and cry today on the part of some people about those who seek benefits from God. I would like to know where in Heaven's name a...
After the 'Honeymoon' (by As Bill Sees It, page 216)
"For most of us, the first years of AA are something like a honeymoon. There is a new and potent reason to stay alive, joyful activity aplenty. For a...