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From "Follow the Tire Tracks" (by Andrew S.)
I called the central office in the city I was in and found a meeting near where I'd be working that evening. I wouldn't have time to sit in on the...
Where's the Meeting? (by Barbara W.)
It's early evening. I'm staying in a motel by myself in a vaguely familiar city. It has long been my custom to go to an AA meeting any night that's...
Safe haven (by M.P.)
How safe is your AA meeting? Have you ever personally not felt safe? Have you ever had someone give you a hug and walked away with an uncomfortable...
Speaking for myself (by JIM F.)
When I got to AA in Sydney in 1974, there was one step meeting in a posh part of town, and the rest were what are now called ID meetings. Most...
Overhaul? (by JOE C.)
Maybe our Fellowship is overdue for some neglected renovation. I arrived at the doors of AA in the mid-'70s, when the Fellowship had seen journeyman...
Without a Higher Power (by GREG H.)
This atheist "walked into our midst," and stayed. At the age of 52, I attended my very first AA meeting on Oct. 7, 2001. I have not found it...
Different paths (by JOHN K.)
IT is often said at AA meetings that there's your way and three's AA's way. The clear implication of such pronouncements is that you'd better do it...
Planting the seed (by APRIL A.)
I worked in a department with all men. I really liked what I did, but I had my problems with some of the guys, especially one in particular--Jeff....
No monopoly (by STEVE F.)
IF YOU stop drinking without AA, you are destined to be miserable." "If you stop going to AA meetings, you are destined to relapse." Remarks like...
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE (by P.H.)
Twice at recent meetings we've been lectured by men "with time" following a share by a newcomer or struggling-back relapsee with scoldings about the...