Tradition Three

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Tradition Three: The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking.
PO Box 1980 (by R. C.)
AA has brought me back from the living dead, helped me through family crises, poverty, and character defects (my own). My last drink was fifteen...
Practice These Principles. . .
In my mind, do I prejudge some new AA members as losers? Is there some kind of alcoholic whom I privately do not want in my AA group? Do I set...
PO Box 1980 (by S. C.)
It is in gratitude to those who went before me that I try to adhere to our Traditions. They protect AA from egocentric people like me. In this...
PO Box 1980 (by S. M.)
Out of the twenty-five or so days a month that I am visited by the U.S. postal service, none is more appreciated than the one on which my copy of the...
PO Box 1980 (by R. G.)
After reading the articles on the subject of special interest meetings or groups, my feelings were mixed between anger and frustration that the...
You're Welcome Here (by Elizabeth E.)
For my first two or three years in AA I found talking about the spiritual aspect of AA a real problem. I solved it in the only way I could at the...
PO Box 1980 (by B. T.)
The miracle of AA identification is tenderly rendered in "You Don't Have to Be Alone" (December 1988). At my first meeting, I knew right away how...
Post Box 1980 (by D. C.)
I'd like to share with W. M. of Madison, New Jersey, the author of the December article "Could I Get Sober in AA Today?" and others who are...
Restraint of Tongue and Pen (by Pat M.)
I have been a little distressed lately by some of the sharing at discussion meetings I have attended. On several occasions, I have listened as AA...