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No More Pills and Paraldehyde (by Bill S.)
In June of last year my group gave me a medallion and cut a most delicious cake to help celebrate forty-two years of dryness into sobriety. Members...
Conference Advisory Actions
Name of meeting: GSC Serenity Group. Location: the Terrace Room of the Hotel Roosevelt, New York City. Time: 7:30-8:30 a.m., April 19, 20, 21, and 22...
Courage to Change (by Charles M.)
When we first moved to Columbia, Tennessee in the winter of 1984, there were only two AA meetings a week. They were both held in a small house called...
Beyond the Apron Strings (by Vicky V.)
Looking back at my first year in the program of Alcoholics Anonymous, I now see I used it to merely stay sober. I thought back then the real reason I...
My Ego and Tradition Two (by Y. T.)
I would like to share with my Grapevine friends a small portion of my Fifth Step and the experience with Tradition Two that led me to take this Step...
Around AA
On July 3, 1955, at the St. Louis Convention, Bill W. turned over to the AA membership, through a General Service Conference, full responsibility as...
The Other Side of Self-support (by Anonymous)
Don't worry about paying rent; we're just happy to have an AA group in our church hall." The two earnest AAs, however, looking respectable in their...
The Blizzard of '82 (by Jim N.)
The blizzard had started long before anyone in the factory was aware of it. Looking out the security doors in the plant lobby, I could see that the...
Second Tradition: Out of the Hat (by Angela D.)
During the first year I was sober in AA, about a half dozen regular members abandoned my home group over a dispute about the group conscience. The...
The Girl in the Mirror (by Bambi S.)
I have always loved to dance. There is a line in the musical A Chorus Line that explains my feelings about it: "All I ever wanted was the music and...