From the February 2018 magazine.

Discussion topic

Staying sober no matter what

Sobriety gave the writer of “Through the Grief” the tools to learn how to become a husband—and then a dad. But tragically, his first son did not make it. Luckily, the tools of AA helped the writer get through the ordeal and not drink. He stayed close to his sponsor and other AAs, and he did service and prayed. He now feels he can be available to help others in similar situations.

Have you been through a tragedy or tough times in sobriety? Did you reach out for help? Was the literature useful? Was fellowship? What AA tools did you use? Was prayer helpful? How about sponsorship?

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