Keep Coming Back
A member reflects on negative attitudes towards relapse within the Program
Recently, I attended a meeting that has a sterling reputation in our AA community. It is a long-held meeting in very pleasant surroundings, with large windows through which the sun always seems to be shining. The heart of the group is made up of people with many years of sobriety and most seem to be in comfortable financial circumstances.
This meeting is in sharp contrast to the meeting that is my home group. My home group is located in my city's urban center, just blocks from where the most brisk drug activity takes place. A drunk sleeps every morning just two doors from our...
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Sobriety and fellow AAs helped him to face life's challenges
Many Powers Greater Than Me
A member describes how he came to practice Steps Two and Three
Staying Out of God's Way
He came to accept a power greater than himself
Before Leaving AA
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