Step Three

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Big messy emotions (by CANDACE H.)
After 20 years of drinking and four rehabs, I finally made it to AA to stay. As a newcomer I would like to share my experience with Steps One to...
FINDING CENTER WITH THE THIRD STEP (by MELINDA S.)
It took time to gain balance in AA. The way that I was dealing with my life was like a pendulum. Whether it was my alcohol or anything else in my...
EDITOR'S NOTE (by THE EDITOR)
In the early days of my recovery, I thought that if I said the Third Step Prayer earnestly and often enough, the bonds of self would snap and the...
My Place of Hope (by BRENDA M.)
I'd like to share my Third Step experience. I'm 47 years old and I'm seven months sober. I was raised in a labor camp, a place migrant farm workers...
Kite trick (by MARY C.)
When I first came to Alcoholics Anonymous, I had to relearn a virtual dictionary full of words that I hadn't given much thought to before. Words like...
Dear Grapevine (by W.T.)
I THINK the AA Fellowship should have a special pamphlet explaining their "God business." It should include its Christian beginnings (the Oxford...
A DAY IS A DAY IS A DAY (by BETTY L.)
NO one ever trips over a mountain," my sponsor told me. Or, as the "Twelve and Twelve" attests, the deployed forces in WWll had far fewer relapses...