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Give Me Liberty! (by B. L.)
AT THE MOMENT when Ebby T. said to Bill W., "Why don't you choose your own conception of God?," our Fourth Tradition began to germinate, it seems to...
The Most Important Job in AA (by C. B.)
WHEN I WAS new in AA, I went to the meetings and sat in the chairs and drank the coffee and tried to make sense out of what I heard. After a while, I...
There's a New Group in Norway (by W. B.)
A LITTLE OVER a year ago, I was transferred from Dallas to Stavanger, Norway. I was facing the prospect of being an AA Loner, at least temporarily,...
Dropout (by E. B.)
IT WAS SUMMERTIME, and I was stretched out in a lounge chair in my backyard. Not more than a schoolyard away, members of my home group were...
PO Box 1980 (by B. F.)
I visit a lot of different AA groups besides my home group and have noticed that in most groups, when the meetings open, the moment of silent prayer...
PO Box 1980 (by R. T.)
I have two reasons for writing this letter. One is to tell you what a fine magazine the Grapevine is, and the other is to order calendars. After I...
We Found a Better Way (by W. M.)
IT WAS MARCH 6, 1976, a beautiful, mild winter day. In four more days, he would be forty, a young man still. Yet he felt his life was over. Indeed,...
AA Service Means Working Together (by J. R.)
CO-FOUNDER BILL W. summed up the attitude of AAs toward their "leaders" in this way: "Act for us, but don't boss us." Having been active in the AA...
Group Inventory (by A. M.)
OUR GROUP is thirteen years old; on Sunday nights, ten to twenty-eight people attend our meeting. But over the years, we never used to have more than...
Are You Listening? (by H. T., MD)
AN AGITATED patient visited me in my medical practice and amazed me. She was disturbed by a problem to which I could see no solution. I wondered what...