But for the Grace of God

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Mail Call for All A.A.s at Home Or Abroad (by P.B.)
The Chinese are an old and wise race and one of them said, "One picture is worth 10,000 words." The very graphic drawing on page 8 of the February...
A.A. Is Religion With Feet on Ground
In a sermon recently delivered in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Akron, Ohio, Rev. Walter F. Tunks, D.D. said:
Mail Call for A.A.s at Home and Abroad (by Pat.)
IF we expect God to rebuild our lives over night, we are fools. God is not our servant. We must first learn tolerance, meekness, forgiveness, and...
I Must Try--Somehow (by Louis B. Seltzer)
THERE, but for the Grace of God, go I. Singularly true. Inspiringly rich. That sentence. One which forever goes through my mind. Walking down a...
An Open Letter to J. M.-- (by P.C.M.K.)
Dear "J.M." of Cincinnati: READING your letter in the February issue of The A.A. Grapevine, I felt an immediate challenge to do a little 12th Step...
One Man's Guide to Growth (by P.W.)
Note to Newcomers: The following is printed on the merit of its contents for all AAs. We believe it will have added value for new members if they are...
Mail Call (by M.B.)
SOMETIME ago a member of AA said to me that he had never heard of a slip; there was no such thing. May I say there is. To me, it is exactly the thing...
A Happy Aftermath (by Rupert P.)
ED G. was a lonesome man. He had been in AA a few months. Now he was in a new city without a friend, without an acquaintance and, worst of all,...
Clubhouse for Drunks!
ON June 18, 1940, the cryptic letters 'AA' went up on a battered green doorway in the undistinguished neighborhood of New York's once elegant Chelsea...
Our Own Opinions (by A. H.)
IN our group in starting the new club we kind of let down on a beginners class. I was asked by some to try to get the class started again. We always...