From the November 2010 magazine.


"The willingness to grow is the essence of all spiritual development," Bill W. wrote in a 1955 letter. And isn't the willingness to grow the essence of a spiritual awakening? In this annual issue of classic Grapevine stories, we celebrate spiritual growth with selections from the new book, Spiritual Awakenings II. Whether it is the peace of a tranquil cove, the violence of a bullet to the head or the simple act of flying a kite, each of these stories crystallizes that moment of becoming awake. Recently, a member of the Grapevine staff passed away after a long illness. Many of you likely...