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The Quality Shows When Problems Arise (by K.)
TO me, the real test of the sincerity of that decision we made in our 1st Step and of the quality of the sobriety we have attained comes when...
Vino Vignette
PATRICK, a freelance commercial artist, was in a penitentiary for no reason but mishandling alcohol, his sixth visit under that state's legal...
From One Mother to Another (by a Mother)
I READ The A.A. Grapevine from cover to cover as soon as it comes, and after reading the last one felt prompted to write the following. When my son...
Mail Call for A.A.s at Home and Abroad (by A.P.)
WITH sobriety we seek to gain self confidence and yet remain modest; to be informal yet never undignified; easy to serve and easy to please; never...
It's Harder for Some! (by D.A.)
I HAVE noticed a few times in my wonderful years of being in A.A. that there often is, in a group, some poor soul who has more difficulty making the...
Editorial:
"IT'S a cinch!" said the big redheaded fellow after three months. At four months they carted him off to the alcoholic ward. "It's a cinch!" the...
Are We "Different"?
SPEAKER after speaker in A.A. meetings keep saying that we alcoholics are "different," that we are individualists who could not get along in a...
This Could Be Your Group (by H.S.)
I AM an alcoholic. I belong to a group in Charlotte, N. Car. In all of our group meetings, whether open or closed, the secretary or the presiding...
Country Squire
For many years George was a grand guy to get drunk with. More recently he's been a wonderful guy to get sober with. I've known him so long, before...
Who? Me?
TWO of us were answering a 12th Step call. We pushed the bell and the door opened to reveal a sorry looking man peering at us through red-rimmed,...