Twelve Traditions

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Editorial: (by Bill W.)
No A.A. Group or member should ever, in such a way as to implicate A.A., express any opinion on outside controversial issues--particularly those of...
Editorial: (by Bill W.)
Our relations with the general public should be characterized by personal anonymity. We think A.A. ought to avoid sensational advertising. Our names...
Editorial: (by Bill W.)
We of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the principle of Anonymity has an immense spiritual significance. It reminds us that we are to place...
The Twelve Traditions
OUR GROUP EXPERIENCE SUGGESTS THAT: 1. Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon AA unity. 2. For our Group purpose there...
. . . .On the 12th Tradition (by Doc.)
ALCOHOLICS Anonymous Traditions admonish us that to preserve harmony and to enhance the survival value of our movement, we should seriously respect...
The Traditions. . . (by H.S.)
AS one of the "little people" in this great AA movement, I would like to put in my two cents worth. In the first place let me state that I have no...
. . ."Having One Primary Purpose (by Doc.)
IN the Twelve Steps of our Recovery Program, the words Power, God and pronoun Him is used nine times, and in the Twelve Traditions there is a...
AA Is Not Big Business
THANKSGIVING is coming. And with it, Tradition Week. I never felt happier. Our traditions are set down on paper. But they were written first in our...
The Twelve Traditions
THIS is the third year we have devoted the November issue of the Grapevine to 'Traditions Week' wherein each group is asked to schedule, around...
Anonymity
THIS is unquestionably the one great tradition of AA. It is the silent guardian of our quality of purpose. . .and the true measure of our dedication...