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From the Grass Roots (by Dr. B.)
Many sincere individuals have failed to solve the problem of alcoholism because they limited their search to the physical or mental plane, not...
Second excerpt from the "Internationalists Bulletin
LAST May 6th, after returning to sea for my living once more, I had my first anniversary, not having taken the first drink for one year. I know this...
From the Grass Roots (by Anonymous)
WHEN I first came into AA, eager-beaver style I galloped through the Twelve Steps (or thought I was taking them) with great enthusiasm. As for...
Why Does AA Work? (by E. V. C.)
"WHAT makes this AA of yours work?" is a question frequently posed by friends who "knew me when." Their undisguised admiration for our program and...
The Lord's Prayer (by John K.)
THE AA meeting was coming to a close. The group discussion had ended and the informal chatting was only a murmur. The chairman, with a nod of his...
Getting AA the Long Way (by Anon.)
I AM an alcoholic with nine years, two months, fifteen days of continuous sobriety. It was accomplished through AA twenty-four hours at a time.
Humility. . .The Voice of Experience (by O. J.)
IN order to live and stay sober I had to make a real inventory this time--nothing like the superficial one made years ago.
The Worst Disappointment (by Eric M.)
IN ATTENDING MANY MEETINGS I've often heard members speak, sometime longingly, of the "good times" they had in their drinking careers. Let me...
Sober Resolutions Are Different (by Anon.)
HOW MANY WELL INTENTIONED MEN AND WOMEN will "swear off" for 1957? "Never again," they say, hand upraised, in all sincerity. Some few may make it...
Take Four. . . (by Peter)
THROUGH MY self-inflicted alcoholic disease, I have lost a lot. . . I lost respect for everything and everyone, myself included. I lost my family's...