From the January 2013 magazine.

January 2013: Eight Tulips

It’s a whole new world without blackouts!

What do eight tulips mean to me? They mean a smile on my face, joy in my heart, and being thankful for the friends that I have today in the great Fellowship of AA. It’s because of the tulips that a good friend gave me the other day right before an AA meeting that I decided to write this story. I’ve been sober for a little over 25 years now, and I still have to work this program one day at a time. Reflecting on these past 25 years, I think that other than having a conscious contact with my Higher Power, who I choose to call God, being aware of my surroundings is one of the best things...

-- Susan B.

Hays, Kansas