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Are We Forgetting Twelfth Step Calls? (by L. F.)
I WAS LUCKY! One of the first women I met in AA knew no limits when it came to reaching out to still-suffering alcoholics. Shortly after I joined the...
Sicker Than Others? (by C. M.)
I CAME INTO AA seven years ago, after drinking for fifteen years. Thoughts of drinking were my constant companion for nine months. When I passed...
Journey to Our Beginnings (by C. R.)
I TOOK a sober journey into the land of wine and brew (AA style), and many AA friends wanted me to share some of the experiences I had on that...
Rearview Mirror (by A. L.)
A FELLOW I MET through AA once said, "Sobriety is like driving the bus. The driver can't tell where he is on the road unless he looks in the rearing...
Fear, Too, Will Pass (by W. H.)
I WONDERED, "Will I have enough money so that I can eat and pay my rent when I am too old to work? Will they give me my Social Security? How will I...
Going All the Way (by G. W.)
AFTER MY initial denial of alcoholism and drug addiction, about six months of going in and out of AA rooms, and numerous slips, I was finally able to...
Taken for a Ride (by W. D.)
MY WIFE IS an Al-Anon; she's sneaky. She gave me my life back last weekend.
PO Box 1980 (by J. K.)
I really enjoyed the article "Can I Ever Be Sober?" (May 1982 Grapevine), by an alcoholic who is also an epileptic. I can understand the writer's...
Monkey See, Monkey Do (by C. K.)
I recently heard a fellow describe his AA program as "Monkey see, monkey do." I got to thinking and realized what an apt description that is. At my...
. . . As the Result of These Steps (by R. S.)
MY HOME GROUP met last night, and the topic was "spiritual awakening," a quite timely topic for me. I had experienced a rather significant personal...