A Different Kind of Blessing
That first night when I attended an AA meeting, I had no concept of the changes that were about to take place in my life. From the way things had been going, I thought life was over, and I didn't care all that much if I never saw tomorrow. In fact, I hoped I wouldn't. At twenty-eight, I felt old, exhausted, and frightened of life. I was tired of getting fired from jobs, feeling useless and friendless, and crying myself to sleep.
For a long time I had thought booze was my only friend. It was always there when nothing else was. I thought I'd slow up my drinking when my life got a...
-- Bob K.