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PO Box 1980 (by B. F.)
When I began in AA sixteen years ago, and as far as I know from AA's beginnings, we did not hold hands to say the Lord's Prayer at the end of...
Around AA
The Home Group--Our Responsibility and Link to AA's Future" was the theme of the 40th Conference, held April 22-28, 1990, at the Omni Park Central...
Spirituality and Money (by John H.)
The first time I had to talk about finances at a district meeting when I was my area's treasurer, a fellow sitting in the back of the room yelled out...
Ham on Wry (by Sam M.)
A COWBOY USED TO GET DRUNK with his horse. The man finally found AA, but the horse kept on guzzling, unable to kick it. Feeling guilty, the cowpoke...
You Just Never Know (by Anonymous)
There are those, too, who suffer from grave emotional and mental disorders. . ." My home group's meetings are regularly disrupted by a young man who...
The Road Gets Narrower (by Dorothy H.)
Whenever I was filling my sponsor in on the harrowing details of my unending struggles in sobriety, she would often respond to me by saying: "D., the...
Around AA
As the 1991 Conference opened on April 14, a change from the traditional New York City location provided a relaxed atmosphere, and the sponsorship...
PO Box 1980 (by D. B.)
When I came into the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous, I was given a Big Book and a hug by a wonderful lady. I had no money to pay for the book,...
You Call This Unity! (by Dorothy H.)
At a recent AA forum, I heard some distressing news. A member reported that some old-timers in his area are going "underground" because they don't...
Sunshine of the Spirit (by Dan W.)
My name is Dan, I'm a young recovering alcoholic in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. I recently celebrated my first year in recovery. It's...