Tradition Six

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Where Does It Lead? (by Jack F.)
My name is Jack F. I am an alcoholic. By the grace of God, I haven't had a drink since February 1l, 1960--one day at a time. It seems to me that in...
Practice, But Don't Preach (by Eddie B.)
Bill W. warned of the spiritual pride that would delude us into thinking we had a direct pipeline with our Higher Power: "In AA's first years, I all...
Practice These Principles. . .
Should my fellow group members and I go out and raise money to endow several AA beds in our local hospital? Is it good for a group to lease a small...
The View from Here: - Each Month a Group of Past Delegates to the General Service Conference Will Talk About the Traditions (by Hugh V.)
Tradition Six: An AA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the AA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money,...
The View from Here: - Each Month a Group of Past Delegates to the General Service Conference Will Talk About the Traditions (by Anonymous)
Tradition Six: An AA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the AA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money,...
Big Dreams and Lofty Goals (by Mickey H.)
Early in sobriety, I joined with a group of friends in almost duplicating the mistakes described in the discussion of Tradition Six in Twelve Steps...
Cooperation Not Affilication: We Are Responsible (by Anonymous)
The principle of anonymity has been associated with our spirit of cooperation and nonaffiliation from AA's early years. In 1945, Bill wrote in the AA...
Tradition Six: Enthusiasm Unbounded (by John G.)
I was a little over a year sober when I began answering phones with my sponsor at our local intergroup. During one shift, he overheard a conversation...
A Vital And Living History
Amy Filiatreau joined the General Service Office as the AA archivist in February 2006. She serves as the custodian of more than 750,000 documents...
ANONYMITY on the internet (by DAVE S.)
THE Traditions are of the utmost importance for the survival of AA as a whole, but they were written in an era when methods of communication were...