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Get Involved! (by J. D.)
ONE of my favorite gals in AA told me her definition of sobriety is that it's a gift. A gift we keep by giving it away. I love this interpretation...
New Directions from the World Directory (by D. W.)
IF YOU TRAVEL, using an AA World Directory is like unwrapping a lot of surprise packages--you never know what to expect next. Whatever it is, it will...
Carrying the Message (by J. T.)
I'm scheduled, in a few days, to lead a meeting in my home group to celebrate my fifth anniversary. If I marathoned a twenty-four-hour talk, possibly...
The Square Root of Minus One (by E. S.)
WHAT INSPIRED WORDING we find in the Steps--"God as we understood Him." "As we understood Him" puts in a nutshell the AA way of life. Still, this...
No Dues Or Fees, but. . . (by F. F.)
THE WORDS "no dues or fees but. . ." are spoken almost as often as some of our favorite AA Slogans. And yet, by the record, the meaning and the...
From Boy to Man (by D. B.)
I CAN'T CLAIM to be fond of my many and varied "growing pains" since I began my AA life, but the results--the little steps achieved in growing up--...
Coincidence Or Small Miracle? (by N. B. P.)
A CHAIN of drugstores, complete with cozy little restaurants, covers the state of Florida. They are well known to residents and the perennial...
Cling to AA (by D. W. R.)
AROUND THE TABLES, there is an abundance of proof of our saying "If you make a call to AA, you belong." I am a newcomer in more ways than one, but it...
Gratitude (by D. W. R.)
AROUND THE TABLES, the wonderments of AA spill forth, only to be surpassed by more wonderments. This morning, when I was thinking of what I owe to...
Activity (by Ross W.)
IN JANUARY 1967, I was "promoted" from skinny, old, beer-drinking, drunken sailor to slender, young, coffee-drinking, alcoholic sailor. Now, six...