Grapevine Online Exclusive
Ocean of Sobriety
She wanted to live life to the fullest, not drink it away
I am sitting watching the ocean waves on the Oregon coast and marveling at what a gift this is. As I sit and contemplate the years I have been coming here, my heart fills with gratitude for the sobriety I carry. In a few months, one day at a time, I'll have five years sober. It's amazing how when I look at the ocean now, there is such a difference in my clarity. My eyes feel clearer and I see more clearly. Overall, I am much clearer in every way.
When I first walked into AA, my eyes were blurry, glassy, and I felt foggy and groggy. All I could think about and all I could see was my... Login to read more
Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe.
Pearl and the Pigeon
At the time, she couldn't see how these two women in an old pickup truck would help her find her way home
Our Mutual Friend
With no AA meeting in prison, he had resigned himself to sharing his Fourth Step via the mail
"Forgive me, Pats!"
The death of his wife made him look back on the amends he had made in the past
What's the Problem?
For this AA, drinking was definitely the problem
- Twelve Traditions
AA's guiding principles
Behind the Scenes
- Personal Stories
AA's tales of recovery
Tragedy in the Night
- Twelve Steps
AA's blueprint for sobriety
The Road from Reno
New to AA? Find sober support
Like a Duckling
Get a dose of Higher Power here
A River Runs Through It
They've experienced it all ... sober
What's My Secret?