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Knowledge Is Not Enough (by H. G.)
THIS is not the story of my drinking career, which pray God is over. That story would be more lurid than some, not so shocking as others. A typical...
How We Do It - From the "Group-vine
Our Groups, as so very many others, end their formal meetings by saying the "Our Father" or "Lord's Prayer," either aloud or to themselves. There are...
A Letter to the Groups From Bill (by Bill W.)
AFTER careful discussion, at the recent General Service Conference, it was - voted to remove all discounts to U.S. and Canadian Groups on the Big...
He Kept the Faith (by Bill W.)
BILL D., AA Number Three, died in Akron Friday night, September 17th, 1954. That is, people say he died, but he really didn't. His spirit and works...
An Escape From Emotional Bondage (by J. F.)
MY wife and I were homeward bound from a Saturday night social visit with other AA friends. I had been silent most of the evening, sunk in one of my...
The Magic in AA (by Gail G.)
MAGICIANS always delighted and interested me with the way they had of whisking away one object while out of nowhere they produced another--thus...
New Year's and the Perennial Beginner (by A. S.)
IF you're new in AA, if this is your first AA New Year's, you're probably like I was--full of good resolutions. At least, you're full of resolutions...
The Birthday Plan (by Ab A.)
I BELIEVE Bill and the founders in giving us the Third Legacy gave us everything we need to work AA and to perpetuate it, except a permanent way to...
When I First Joined AA There Were Two or Three Members in Our Group Who Were Dry Three or Four years. . . (by Anonymous)
HOW DOES IT FEEL? Was it easy? Do I have any problems? Did I make a million dollars? Do I agree with everything in AA? What can the two, five, and...
We Don't Get Honest Overnight (by Betty)
THERE IS ALWAYS one very big factor to be remembered in summing up the alcoholic. He did not wilfully make himself an alcoholic and in the past did...