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A Slip of the Tongue
A mistake during a reading of How It Works gets him thinking
To the best of my recollection, every AA meeting I have ever attended had, at some point, a reading of either "How It Works" or the Twelve Steps. Naturally, at various times, mistakes have been made in the course of those readings. Most involve the simple mispronunciation of a word or the transposing of one word for another in the same area.
Others have involved changing a word for some reason unknown even to the reader. I, for example, am vigilant when I read Step 11 not to proclaim that I seek to improve my constant contact with my higher power through prayer and...
Flowerbed of Freedom
A prisoner doing yardwork learns something about her own life path
Starry, Starry Night
Through the years of alcoholism and into sobriety, he held onto an image that filled him with the awesome sense of the spiritual world
Mending Roots, Building Wings
An old timer recasts Steps Ten and Eleven for a newcomer
A Dream Fulfilled
This preacher in East Texas found his true calling when he took the first three Steps