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Die-hard (by The Washington Post)
"Dear Mary Haworth: My sister, a college graduate . . . is very fond of gin. When I visit my friends she insists on going with me, and invariably she...
Editorial: (by Bill W.)
No A.A. Group or member should ever, in such a way as to implicate A.A., express any opinion on outside controversial issues--particularly those of...
Mail Call for A.A.s at Home and Abroad (by Walt K.)
Next to the old saying, "Fools rush in where angels fear to tread." I remember the Bible passage, "Some take the Kingdom of Heaven by storm." At any...
Editorial: (by Bill W.)
Our relations with the general public should be characterized by personal anonymity. We think A.A. ought to avoid sensational advertising. Our names...
Favorite Drink
A BEGINNER was asked what had been his favorite drink. "Brother," he said, "I didn't have any favorite drink. I'd drink anything that was too thin to...
Mail Call for A.A.s at Home and Abroad (by Hugh.)
NOT long ago I tried to do 12th Step work with a very sodden alcoholic. He had tried (but I don't think very hard) to work the A.A. Program. Trying...
Mail Call for A.A.s at Home and Abroad (by K.)
I WOULD like to thank the sister of "Mac," whose letter appeared in the December issue of The A.A. Grapevine, for one of the happiest combinations of...
Think of the Other Fellow's Anonymity (by S.A.W.)
ALL this talk about our tradition of anonymity was brought home to me recently in my own community. I live in a typical suburban town, not an...
Three Stages Toward Serenity (by P.B.)
IT seems that one of the standard A.A. patterns has three stages toward serenity. It has happened to so many others beside myself that I assume...
Don't Tell Me--Ask Me! (by Bob A.)
THE agnostic or atheist new to A.A. is frequently disheartened by the religious fervor he may encounter. Not that the individual A.A.s aggrandize...