From the May 2019 magazine.

The great fact is

A member shares a firsthand account of the ceremony to celebrate the first Navajo Big Book

We were holding hands, standing in a circle. We had already said the Lord’s Prayer together, which was deep. Hundreds of us gathered together at the 25th Annual Red Road Convention, ringing the far reaches of the grand ballroom at the hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

This was not exactly like any AA gathering I’d ever experienced. I was literally charged, my heartbeat racing, feeling deep in my core the vibrations of the ceremonial drums and the vocals. 

-- David R.

Garwood, New Jersey

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