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Riffraff?
AROUND THE TABLES, I think I have grown in the program. All the while, I have remained close to the inner-city groups, which seem to offer the best...
Leaders in Sober Living (by J. M.)
In this 12-page section, we have evidence of change. New people are coming to AA dry, in better health, and with different attitudes. But their need...
Sponsor Relationships (by E. S.)
ONE SPONSOR plus one group equals sobriety! That's what was suggested to me in my first week. However, I often saw some other newcomer claim four or...
PO Box 1980 (by ANONYMOUS)
We sold our home in Peoria, Ill., to one of my fellow AA members in my home group there. We bought our condominium here in Fort Myers from a salesman...
Working the Steps in a Group (by Paul M.)
I BELONG TO an AA group that meets on Tuesday evenings at eight o'clock. The members are primarily from Chicago's western suburbs; several are from...
Pot (by Anonymous)
I'M ONE OF the "lucky" ones, an AA told me. But luck has never been my companion. Either I have brought about circumstances in my life by self-will,...
PO Box 1980 (by E. R. L.)
As an AA retread, I can't say how great it is to be back and a part of my home group. I experienced a two-year slip after eight years of sobriety. As...
PO Box 1980 (by M. Z.)
While renewing my subscription to your wonderful Grapevine, it occurred to me that it was time to write you about a resentment I have much difficulty...
Twelve Promises (by W. C.)
WE ARE ALL familiar with the first great promise of Alcoholics Anonymous--that through its teachings and by working the Twelve Steps, we can recover...
Once Over Lightly
THIS ACTUALLY HAPPENED at a meeting of our home group, during a discussion on tolerance and patience. One of our members, John, told about returning...