From the January 2017 magazine.

Coming home

At a troubled time, he did the right thing and went home to be of service. He was met with some beautiful surprises


I just pulled out onto the main highway after shipping the last few items I owned to my new forwarding address in Hot Springs, Arkansas. My possessions consisted of a change of clothes, my Big Book, a Bible and recently received divorce papers. I was also very confused. I had been sober for 32 years, had been with the love of my life for 18 years, had been living five years in a home that had been built for both of us, and now I was losing everything—with the exception of my sobriety. But the years spent in the program had taught me that drinking would not fix anything.

-- A.J.J.

Alamogordo,, New Mexico, USA

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