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Attitude Adjustment (by Anonymous)
The other night at our regular Wednesday meeting, a woman said that she had a "slip" after three and a half years of "quality" sobriety. In that...
The Power to Carry That Out (by James C.)
We were together on a retreat--an opportunity to do an annual self-review, part of my working the Tenth Step--when I said to my sponsor: "I am in the...
Ham on Wry
SLIPS OF THE LIPS: From time to time we like to present some of the more incredible misquotes that are passed along to us, and here is our latest...
The Acid Test (by Anonymous)
The first paragraph of Step Ten in Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions reads as follows: "As we work the first nine Steps, we prepare ourselves for...
A Dubious Luxury (by Jim N.)
"AS we saw it, our anger was always justified" is a phrase from the "Twelve and Twelve" I can't identify with. This is because I was often afraid of...
Young Kevin (by George M.)
Bill W. was so confident, when he wrote of our condition as we reach Step Ten, that "sanity will have returned. We will seldom be interested in...
The Broken Pulley (by Mel B.)
Some years ago, I realized that much of the great staying power of the AA program is wrapped up in Step Ten: "Continued to take personal inventory...
PO Box 1980 (by D. J.)
Writing my thoughts and feelings down on paper and sending them to the Grapevine has been a very useful tool in my sobriety. Being in prison and only...
Fine-tuning Our Basic Text (by Graham M.)
Today was International Women's Day and it has made me reflect on a few things. As a portion of the Big Book was read out at one of Canberra's...
Your Move (by ANONYMOUS)
  Reader responses to the September 1993 article, "Fine-Tuning Our Basic Text" We received so many thoughtful responses to this article that...