February 2014: One Hot Texas Summer
Controversies may come and go, but hopefully not the members
TRADITION TWO: 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 trusted servants; they do not govern.
One of my favorite AA jokes is: What’s the difference between a group conscience meeting and the Cub Scouts? The answer: The Cub Scouts have adult supervision! Another is: What’s the biggest problem with a group business meeting? Answer: It’s run by a bunch of drunks!
It was pointed out to me many years ago by an old-timer that the key word in Tradition Two is...