Isolation/Loneliness

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Central Office Notes
P.O. Box 459, Honolulu Jan. 23, 1944 Dear Central Office: Received your letter and the 2 books and pamphlets today. Thanks a million. . .we can sure...
Mail Call for All A.A.s in the Armed Forces (by M.L.)
One of the strongest motives behind the starting of The Grapevine--in fact the main thing that pushed the Editors from the talking to the acting...
Time on Our Hands (by Kay M.'s husband, Bob)
Here I am, back at last, where I've wanted to be for a long time--in front of a modeling stand with a lump of clay in my hands. It was a long, long...
Do You Know: (by Jack B.)
In 1936 I quit drinking, not knowing then that I was an alcoholic but knowing I was a drunkard. I desperately wanted to quit and knew I had to, if I...
Letters to the Grapevine. . . (by Richmond W.)
Dear Grapevine: I believe I was a potential alcoholic from the beginning, although I didn't actually become one until after quite a few years of...
Do You Know: (by Felicia G.)
I've been in A.A. for two years and during this time I have told hundreds of people about it. As a writer it is my business to know all kinds of...
We're Not Perfect Yet, Bill Cautions at Banquet
A gentle but earnest reminder that "we still have plenty of faults" and that A.A. will continue to succeed only by adhering to the simple "principles...
What Do You Get Out of A.A.? (by George H. B.)
I attach a list of 15 observations compiled by D. W., of the Kearny, N. J. Group. To our group's mind they completely answer the question "What do...
The Pleasures of Reading (by Priscilla F.)
To those of us who have difficulty with the spiritual part of the A.A. program, Dr. Liebman gives a compelling answer. Indeed the goal of all mankind...
The Use of Confession (by Cardinal Newman)
How many are the souls in distress, anxiety, or loneliness, whose one need is to find a being to whom they can pour out their feelings unheard by the...