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9,500-mile Journey to Faith (by J. J.)
"BUT YOU have more faith than anyone at this AA meeting," another member said to me during one of our continuing discussions about spirituality. In...
PO Box 1980 (by T. P.)
Being available! I'm sure we have all heard those important words from time to time. But when we were drinking, who could depend on us for anything?...
Them Against Me (by K. P.)
AFTER A FEW twenty-four hours, I had a slip--a slip filled with anger, guilt, resentment, and remorse. AA sayings and images of the faces of those in...
PO Box 1980 (by P. T.)
Early in my years in AA, I learned that a day at a time can be broken down to one hour at a time, or one minute at a time. I managed to live with...
As Different As We Choose to Be (by D.G.)
CONSIDERING the panic that the question of AA and drug addicts is causing in California, it could be more appropriately described as "alcoholics...
Identification Is the Key (by J. L.)
ALCOHOLICS Anonymous is a fellowship of people whose only membership requirement is a desire to stop drinking and whose sole purpose is to stay sober...
PO Box 1980 (by R. M.)
My sponsor used to say she never heard of anyone who was grateful to get drunk. Today is Mother's Day, and I do have a lot to be grateful for. When I...
People, Places, and Things (by S. C.)
MANY BEGINNERS in my area are fond of saying, "I go to lots of meetings and I stay away from people, places, and things." I've often felt like...
Tips From a 'Roady' (by B. C.)
WORKING IN show business, I've always been something of a "roady," in and out of cities and countries, always lonely and very empty. Today, after...
Leo (in a later letter, bringing that news up to date): (by N. A.)
I ALWAYS IGNORED those announcements in AA meetings or the requests in the newsletter Box 4-5-9 for AAs to write to AA members in prisons. After all...