Step Three

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The Power of Good (by Anonymous)
I SHOULD LIKE to write a few words of encouragement to you who are unbelievers, as I am. By unbeliever, I mean you who do not take for granted that...
PO Box 1980 (by M. D.)
A problem is like a toy to the alcoholic. It is played with and tossed around here and there, especially when it's brand-new. The person finally gets...
Step Three (by W. K.)
STEP THREE says, "Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him." Drunk or sober, we all have our own...
PO Box 1980 (by T. K.)
On vacation, I had a chance to read the August Grapevine. Two letters in there prompted me to write. One was from an Indian in Herkimer, N.Y. In...
When We See Ourselves Clearly (by Anonymous)
PROFESSIONALS have determined that the alcoholic is his own worst enemy, that he lacks self-esteem and a sense of self-worth. From my own experience...
Honest Sharing--Our Program of Recovery (by M. F.)
SHARING THE truth about who we are is never easy. It is, however, essential to recovery. Let me never again be too proud or too complacent to share...
Becoming Aware (by C. W.)
SERENITY WAS gone, and sobriety threatened to follow. After nearly three years of sobriety in AA, I recently became overwhelmed with physical and...
Becoming Whole (by J. B.)
AFTER WE HAVE put the cork in the bottle (Step One) and unloaded the garbage (Step Five), a burden is lifted from our shoulders--a burden we have...
Making a Beginning (by R. F.)
JUST BEFORE its discussion of Step Four, the Big Book says: "Our liquor was but a symptom. So we had to get down to causes and conditions." A...
PO Box 1980 (by B. B.)
It's amazing how Step Three works without our being aware of it. I have been a member of AA since January 1945 and have been most fortunate in that I...