Magazine

From the October 2019 magazine.

Detour

On an icy road, the five headed north for a big night of AA. Turns out a more valuable night awaited them

A quick flash of light proving God’s presence is a rare experience for AA members. The Big Book tells us that Bill W.’s story won’t likely be ours. But a group of five of us AAs on a weekend trip were reminded of how present our Higher Powers can be when we least expect it.

In mid-March, I and four of my fellow AA friends from my home group packed into my car to travel from Central Illinois to Wisconsin to attend a meeting featuring an AA speaker we all wanted to hear. 

-- Toby T.

Springfield, Illinois

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