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Service in Sobriety
Being of service at the group level and beyond helped this AA to carry the message
I am not an expert on any part of our Three Legacies. In fact, I always think it is important to be mindful that no one performs general service work as a vocation. Our service rotation helps to ensure that we have no experts; we have only practitioners who are in various stages of learning through direct experience.
I have heard many service participants ask, "How do I learn the Concepts?" I learned about the Concepts through active participation and practice. While they are all readily available to be read in our literature, I cannot truly absorb or fully appreciate them until I...
From Dark to Light
Doing amends a second time around brought a new joy to her life
Taking the Second Step
A newcomer grapples with the concept of a higher power
Books, Books, Books
She questioned her homegroup's use of outside literature
Learning to Listen
A member reflects on how cross talk goes against the Steps and Traditions