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A Spiritual Awakening in Prison (by Anon.)
RECENTLY I was asked the question, "What do you get, or expect to get, out of the AA group or from attending its meetings?" At the time I gave the...
How About an AA Prayer Pool? (by Anon.)
IT sometimes happens that an AA rarely has an opportunity to do Twelfth Step work as we usually interpret that Step--visiting one who needs our help...
Don't Shoot the Old-timer! (by Anonymous)
Ed. note: the following three pieces were picked (almost at random) from a steady stream of mail we get by, to, from, and about the old-timer--what...
From the Grass Roots (by M. F. L.)
RECENTLY I was asked to speak at an AA meeting. As I had plenty of advance notice, naturally thoughts cropped up about what I would say. Meantime, my...
Sidebar (by C. W. W.)
FOR the price of one fifth and two pints you can buy the working tools of Alcoholics Anonymous. Instead of a drunk, you can have guidance to sobriety...
The Conference--Then (by , New York)
IN AA, time is a two-faced prankster. The man celebrating his first anniversary of sobriety looks back over that year as though through the wrong end...
From the Grass Roots (by G.B.)
I CAME into AA for the third time six years ago after nine months of heavy drinking. I had tried AA in Washington and Boston but hadn't made it. I...
From the Grass Roots (by A. B.)
My subscription to the Grapevine is now in its sixth year. My occupation takes me to many different parts of the world, so my copy is mailed to my...
From the Grass Roots (by V. E.)
I came into AA eight years ago. I followed all the meetings, read all the literature, listened carefully, and worked the program to the best of my...
Anybody Want to Haggle? (by Dipso)
LIKE most of my friends in AA, I arrived in the fellowship In a battered state--emotionally and physically. (We won't speak of the spiritual ruin!) I...