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Full of Possibilities
Able to live in the present moment, he saw that life was precious and abundant
After practicing the Third Step, I now know that when I was drinking, I was godless. I was playing god. Only god can experience all time—past, present and future. The realm of man is the here and now, this moment.
But under alcohol I spent my time as if I was eternal and had the luxury of spending a lifetime in self-pity.
I spent my time in the past worrying about things that I could not change and wallowing in self-pity. If not in the past, I spent it in a future that I feared.
A Pure Gift
For him, the changes in his life were the result of a relationship with a higher power
A House Made for An Alcoholic
A local tourist attraction provides an interesting metaphor for this AA
Fear and the Fourth Step
An AA describes how a Step helped him to change his attitudes and feelings
Grappling with Traditions
An AA writes in about some issues that arose in her home group
- Twelve Traditions
AA's guiding principles
Behind the Scenes
- Personal Stories
AA's tales of recovery
Tragedy in the Night
- Twelve Steps
AA's blueprint for sobriety
The Road from Reno
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Like a Duckling
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A River Runs Through It
They've experienced it all ... sober
What's My Secret?