Step Twelve

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Dear Grapevine (by Mark E.)
IN "For the Birds" (February 2009 Grapevine) Carol A. wrote about staying sober in Guatemala using online resources. I am a member of the Twelve Step...
Bedside stories (by CAROLE P.)
I was sharing my story at an AA meeting recently and I mentioned taking part in a Sunshine Club call. When the meeting was over, two visitors from...
USEFULLY WHOLE (by MARK S.)
I believe there is a correlation between my peace of mind and my efforts at Step Twelve. If peace and serenity are what I am seeking, what is it I am...
IT WAS ALL NEW TO ME (by KANSAS C.)
BEING a teenage alcoholic often places a person into an interesting set of circumstances when he sobers up. I joined AA when I was 18 in the Midwest...
AA IS FOR US (by DANIEL S.)
GETTING sober at the age of 20 in rural Ohio, I was the youngest person by far at the AA groups in my vicinity. Still, the message of recovery got...
Different paths (by JOHN K.)
IT is often said at AA meetings that there's your way and three's AA's way. The clear implication of such pronouncements is that you'd better do it...
THE WOMEN'S STORIES (by ARIANA P.)
I love jail--the kind where I bring an AA meeting and then get to leave afterward. Last night I went to the small county jail where a few of us bring...
Communication breakdown (by MARY ANN G.)
COMMUNICATION is the key to all Twelfth Step work. When newcomers appear at meetings they come because they are lost, broken and seeking a way out of...