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A Story of the Steps
An AA tells of his experience in doing the Steps over the years
When I listen to AA's share their experience, strength and hope, I am sometimes moved. I feel touched, illuminated, empowered, educated. I have a spiritual awareness. I become a participant in their experience, strength and hope.
I had a car accident in 1954 and the hospital called my parents to tell them to immediately come to the hospital because I would probably not live through the night. I blamed the accident on the new, faulty tires I recently purchased and not on the fact that I was so drunk I had to stare at the centerline of the road because it looked like two lines. I also...
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Bewildered and Bedeviled
He couldn't understand why he couldn't stop drinking
He surrendered his life to alcohol but found hope in AA
Practicing These Principles
A member asks himself each day if he is practicing all Twelve Steps
Turning the TV Off
He had to come to realize that unlike his heroes on the tube, he wasn't going to be able to drink casually