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Carrying the Message (by CHUCK)
I have just finished reading M. D. B.'s article in the February issue of the AA Grapevine, "The WILL and the WAY." I would like to comment. I refer...
Carrying the Message (by ANONYMOUS)
It is more than twenty years since I had my last drink. I joined AA March 29th, 1947, on my fiftieth birthday. Reflecting upon these years of day-to-...
Carrying the Message (by J. D.)
I do find I have tremendous and profound spiritual faith, and being blessed as I am in my sobriety, know it stems from the Third Step, and the...
Carrying the Message (by M. N. L.)
You do not get in AA or on the program. You get into AA if you want to be successful. A person can stand in a puddle of water all day and he will be...
Carrying the Message (by D. B., JR.)
To the writer of the interesting and inspiring report published in the April Grapevine under the heading of "An Agnostic's Twelve Steps": You say...
The Lost Pup (by Dean S.)
THOSE first two Steps were driving me crazy. I knew I had to get started on them for my own survival. I repeated them over and over to myself and...
Good Is in the Trying (by W. G.)
A YOUNG MAN who led our meeting recently said something that struck me so forcibly, I cannot put it out of my mind. He said, "The accomplishment is...
The Leap into Strange Waters (by C. W. O'D.)
I'VE HEARD the Third Step referred to as the "Here come the tambourines" Step. To me, the first time I met it did seem to recall days of the missions...
The Anecdote Bin
BILL R., Norwalk, Conn., says he heard another fellowshipper say, "My group is so advanced, we begin with the Third Step."
. . . If We Have Surrendered
AROUND THE TABLES, I have talked of my alcoholism and heard countless others describe theirs, but never have I heard as definitive and concise a...