Tradition Five

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Editorial: (by Bill W.)
ALCOHOLICS Anonymous is 14 years old. Yet no one thinks we are just entering adolescence. On the contrary, we are approaching maturity. Therefore our...
Strange Coincidence? (by F.S.)
FOR the past few months our group discussions have seemed to skirt the edges of the Traditions rather consistently. We follow the usual pattern of...
Across the Editor's Desk
IN tune with the rhythm of the mercantile world, this seems to be the special time of stock taking. No single report, of course, could ever contain...
Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience (by Joe W.)
Increasing recognition of AA by outside agencies may bring its problems, this letter suggests. In the U.S. and Canada, AAs more commonly take...
Carrying the Message (by O. L. U.)
There have been many responses to the letter headed "Is This Show Biz?" (September issue). It was from A. T. of Seattle, Wash., but unfortunately, he...
PO Box 1980 (by W. B. C.)
It seems to me that far too many AA members are determined to make a secret organization out of Alcoholics Anonymous. In traveling over the country...
Fifth Tradition Checklist
Do I ever cop out by saying, "I'm not a group, so this or that Tradition doesn't apply to me"? Am I willing to explain firmly to newcomers the...
Cartoons
Tradition Five: Each group has but one primary purpose--to carry its message to the alcoholic who still suffers.
Practice These Principles. . .
Do I ever cop out by saying, "I'm not a group, so this or that Tradition doesn't apply to me"? Am I willing to explain firmly to a newcomer the...
The Traditions Make Us What We Are--A Presentation Given at the 1989 General Service Conference
For a magazine--any magazine--to be well into its forty-fifth year of continuous publication is no small feat. As the saying goes, it's a jungle out...