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The Pleasures of Reading (by Charlie P.)
Mystery stories may be an alcoholic form of escape, but at least, they're a pretty harmless form, and the blood flows between book jackets instead of...
Mail Call for All A. A.s in the Armed Forces (by K.)
We are indebted to the Philadelphia Group for a letter from a comparative newcomer to A.A. The author of this letter, upon learning of A.A. through...
Contented Sobriety
(Editor's Note: Here is an analysis of the kinds of people who come to A.A. as seen by one of A.A.'s best non-alcoholic friends --a man who works...
Pills and 12th Step Work (by L.M.D.)
(Editor's Note: The following was written by an M.D. who also is an A.A.) The wide-spread, unsupervised use of the barbiturate group of drugs,...
What Are the Enemies of Peace of Mind? (by Don G.)
To us alcoholics, I believe that "peace of mind" is the paramount prerequisite to continued sobriety. During our drinking years, we did not, and...
Mail Call for All A.A.s at Home Or Abroad (by J.F.H.)
An understanding of the 12th Step is one we all hope to reach some day, and if we live long enough, maybe we can begin to put it into real practice....
Mail Call for All A. A.s at Home Or Abroad (by B. W.)
Some time ago a non-alcoholic who attended one of our meetings with a member of her family, said to me, "I don't see how you can all be so jolly,...
Fellowship
(Editor's Note: The following article is reprinted by permission from the September issue of Guideposts, a non-profit, non-sectarian publication of...
Vino Vignette: (by L.D.)
NOBODY ever took a bottle away from Maggie. She wasn't a secret drinker, either. Bold and belligerent--that was Maggie--fierce in defense of her "...
Mail Call for A.A.s at Home and Abroad (by N.W.)
IT was as if I found myself trapped in a terrifyingly dark room. At first my groping revealed no exits, but as my eyes became accustomed to the...