Grapevine Online Exclusive

Spiritual Playground

A member discusses getting sober and learning to accept God's plan

Do you ever look to the sky and wish for a sign? Do you ever wish to see just a glimpse of home or heaven, as some call it? Ever wish to return "home" but realize that you have yet to finish here on earth whatever God's plan is for you? Has anyone ever lifted your spirits so much that you knew in their heart was a love that only God could have put there?

Recently, as I sat in an open field of tall grass and wild flowers yet to bloom, looking to the heavens above with tears in my eyes, I realized that I've met many wonderfully spiritual people in AA, whose hearts are full of the...

Related Items:

Against the Odds As he mourned his son's death, he resisted the urge to drink again

Honest, Open and Willing The spiritual journey may start in many places, but the destination is always the same

Just Visiting A woman realizes that she needed what she saw in the AA meeting she visited

Back on the Beam After nearly relapsing, she had to turn back to the tools