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We Don't Have to Settle It! (by B. L.)
EARLY IN MY AA life, my first group held a business meeting. I'd been told that if you could stay sober through an AA business meeting, you could...
Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience
AA's annual U.S./Canada General Service Conference is the regular "business meeting" of the Fellowship as a whole, and like any AA business meeting...
Rule 62 (by R. G.)
Then there are all the reasons for not doing service work. "It's all politics." "I'm too new." "I don't understand how service works." "I've done my...
What's a Group Conscience? (by J. M. and M. M.)
"For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority--a loving God as He may express himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but...
PO Box 1980 (by K. M.)
Many thanks to J. M. and M. M. for the March 1987 article, "What's a Group Conscience?" I would like to add one remark. We often use the term "...
90 Days--or Just for Today? (by W. H.)
The other day, at a social event, I bumped into a newcomer from my home group. "Guess what!" he exclaimed. "I did my 90 days!" When he realized that...
That's Not My Job! (by Anonymous)
Some time ago, I attended the Western Canada Regional Forum. During the weekend it occurred to me that our group has some individuals who are...
A Breath of Fresh Air (by J. B.)
I would like to address the subject of a particular kind of special interest group in Alcoholics Anonymous. Over a year ago in our city, a nonsmoking...
PO Box 1980 (by J. M.)
If you recall, I wrote to you a few years ago commending the Grapevine on a couple of articles that had been published at that time which, it seemed...
Ham on Wry
GROUPS NEW AND OLD have business meetings, and in the February 1945 issue we found this little squib: "The New York clubhouse, 405 W. 41st St., was...