Grapevine Online Exclusive
The Holidays Today
They found new ways to celebrate in sobriety
As I awake, I look at the wall clock. It says 11 p.m. The room is brightly lit and the season's decorations are in place. "So, what about midnight Mass?" I say out loud to no one in particular. "What midnight Mass?" my wife shouts at me. "Midnight Mass, for God's sake!" I shout back. "Are you daft? Today's Holy Innocents day," she replies.
I have a funny feeling I've heard this before. A déjà vu of sorts. I'm aware it's the Christmas season and it's definitely 1985. So it's 28th December! Another Christmas has come and gone. Yes, gone, and it seems it has passed me by again. I...
Login to read more
Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe.
With Rosy Glasses
It took him a long time to find contentment in sobriety
From the Monastery to AA
He'd never have guessed where he'd find God and peace of mind
An AA sober for 50 years looks back
Gratitude As A Way Of Life
A member finds a better way to share the joy then being a drunken Santa