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Dear Editors: (by BILL A.)
In the March issue J. P. R. wrote (page 38) asking if other members had found something useful to do about a "confused mental condition" which...
Dear Editors: (by R. H.)
In the March issue J. P. R. wrote (page 38) asking if other members had found something useful to do about a "confused mental condition" which...
Release from Fear (by J. V.)
I APPROACHED the Fifth Step reluctantly. It was like swallowing a bitter pill. I knew that it had to be done, that it was best for me. But I didn't...
Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience (by M. E. S.)
The familiar AA saying "Stick with the winners" is good advice, but it is not always easy to find a winner who is able to explain helpfully his happy...
Carrying the Message (by H. H. H.)
My sponsor was much wiser than I ever presumed him to be. Every week or so, he would ask how I was getting along with my inventory, and I would...
5th Step - Not Yet at Peace (by T. R. T.)
IT IS a beautiful, tropical Sunday morning here in Panama. I am sitting at the dining-room table, working on lesson plans for our AA group's regular...
Convention Vignettes (by M. U.)
Just had a phone call from Lou H. He told me that the fire department was called out three times to Currigan Hall when smoke-monitoring devices...
Guideposts to Sobriety (by H. R.)
I HEARD a speaker say, "The Big Book shows us the way to sobriety; just follow the guideposts." Since then, I have read and reread the Big Book,...
Reap the Rewards of the Fifth Step (by T. R.)
I AM PRESENTLY twenty-five years old and have enjoyed a little over three years of reasonably contented sobriety. In the past, I was never contented...
What's the Hurry? (by Anonymous)
FOR THE FIRST few years of sobriety, I kept comparing myself with those who seemed to have a good amount of serenity peace of mind, and I wished I...