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Alcoholics Anonymous (by Stewart A.S.)
A Life Centered On Helping Others Live = Ideal Civic ServiceAny Name Or Names You May Offer Us = Self devotionWebster's definition--an act of giving...
Ounces of Prevention. . . . . . .
Keep an indexed notebook of member's names with you: for phoning and writing A.A.s. Call a member when you have jitters, depression, discouragement,...
Additional Overseas Notes (by John)
From one of our two-man Group on a South Pacific Island (see the last issue): "G. and myself have a wonderful time together. To meet one of the boys...
Additional Overseas Notes
What locality is your guess on this one? "Both typewriters and ink are scarce in these parts. So are napkins, matches, good coffee, female legs with...
Additional Overseas Notes
From an Island in the South Pacific: "It's so damned hot here that even a nonalcoholic would 'blow his top' on a drink."
Additional Overseas Notes
A London oddity: "A cabbie from Brooklyn who'd been here since the last war."
An A. A. Glossary
ALKIE: An alcoholic. A drunk. Us. Maybe you. BUTTERFLIES: Stomach spasms. DESIGN FOR LIVING: The A.A. program. ELIGIBLE: Anybody ready for A.A. FIRST...
The Burning Babe (by Robert Southwell (1561-1595))
As I in hoary winter's night stood shivering in the snow,Surprised I was with sudden heat which made my heart to glow; And lifting up a fearful eye...
The Way We Heard It
It seems that. . . . His wife had been doing a great deal of talking about this thing A.A. Morning, noon and night she had been dinging it at him. He...
How Times Have Changed!
A member of the Miami, Florida, group who has been very active in 12th-step work, confined to a hospital for a "legitimate" illness, received flowers...