Twelve Traditions

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Tradition X (by A. D.)
IN my opinion, the minute we come down the stairs on meeting night we shed the cloak of the worries of the week to gather here for one purpose--to...
The Deacon and the Delegate (by Anonymous)
THE Deacon and the Delegate had been sitting for some little while, chatting and sipping coffee with great civility, when at last the Deacon broached...
Eleventh Tradition: Brake on Us Power Drivers? (by P. A. G. W.)
OUR BOOK Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions reminds us of the reason for the origin of Tradition Eleven: to discourage the power-driver, the status-...
First Tradition Checklist (by B. L.)
Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends on AA unity.
Second Tradition Checklist (by B. L.)
For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority. . .a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but...
Third Tradition Checklist (by B. L.)
"AA's Twelve Traditions have, in my experience, often proved vital in keeping me sober, and helpful otherwise in all my affairs." WHO CAN measure...
Fourth Tradition Checklist (by B. L.)
The author says: "AA's Twelve Traditions have, in my experience, often proved vital in keeping me sober, and helpful otherwise in all my affairs."...
Fifth Tradition Checklist (by B. L.)
ON MY FOURTH sober AA day, I was sitting alone in one of our musty old meeting rooms, very sad and very broke. All the AAs had seemed very kind in...
6th Tradition (by B. L.)
BEFORE I understood even dimly what AA was, I was sure I could improve it. Looking back, I realize now that my pure gall was appalling, since it was...
Seventh Tradition Checklist (by B. L.)
The author says: "AA's Twelve Traditions have, in my experience, often proved vital in keeping me sober, and helpful otherwise in all my affairs." ON...