Public information begins at home for this alcoholic
Some years ago, I was out walking early in the morning when a man suddenly approached me with what was for him clearly a burning question. "What are we going to do about racism?" he said, taking up a position right in my path. Frankly, I was uncomfortable at having been placed on the spot by this stranger. But the man was serious and seemed to expect an answer, and so I said, "Let it start with me and let it start with you." He seemed disappointed. But that was all I could offer him in that moment.
It was the answer that all these years of being graced with the gift of sobriety have...
-- David S.
New York, New York
Just the Way You Are
The discussion topic was love and got this AA thinking
When he finally stopped drinking, he could rejoin the world outside
A Cold Winter Morning
When only two people showed up, they just had the meeting in the car
Angel in the Glass
A woman looks back at the ups and downs of 10,000 days of a sober life