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From the Grass Roots (by John D.)
I AM STILL DRY. I haven't had a drink now for five months, thank God and all of you in AA for the help you give me.
From the Grass Roots (by Ben T.)
SO THERE IT WAS--an AA Grapevine dated April 1955--in which I read an article entitled "The Twelve Steps and the Older Member: Step Five," by J.E. of...
Heard at Open Meetings
In taking the Fifth Step with an understanding (and close-mouthed) friend, don't shilly-shally. Plunge right in, worst things first. After you have...
If You Don't like It, You Can Love It! (by Anon.)
I WONDER how many of the ills I see in today's world have answers right in my own heart I could dig out with AA's tools. Using simply our Steps and...
Unpretty Past (by L. H.)
I HAVE listened to and read quite a bit about people who have had slips and people who have never had slips. One woman once said, "I just can't...
A New Canoe (by T. C.)
I AM an old prospector, past sixty. I spent twenty-two years scratching, climbing and canoeing through Canada's wilderness, searching for a "find," a...
Tapping New Energies (by B. T.)
ALL of AA's Twelve Steps ask us to go contrary to our old chosen ways--they all deflate our ego. And none is so deflating, yet none so rewarding, as...
Winds of Change (by The Editors)
THIRTY-THREE years ago, when AA's co-founders, Bill and Dr. Bob, met, it was an Oxford Group member who put them in touch. The earliest meetings of...
Dear Editors: (by L. H.)
Those winds again: In the March issue of the Grapevine, under the general head "Winds of Change," there were three articles and an editorial...
Dear Editors: (by B. B. C.)
Those winds again: In the March issue of the Grapevine, under the general head "Winds of Change," there were three articles and an editorial...