From the March 2002 magazine.

While There Is Life

My life is getting better one day at a time, all thanks to AA where I have found God. There are days on which my serenity, tolerance, and patience diminish, and I am left to my own devices. On days like these, I call some fellow AA member or rush to a meeting.

In my very first few meetings, I was fairly impressed by Randhir, a tall, lanky man sporting a baseball cap, walking up to everyone, hugging, and giving his phone number.

I went to his house and was fascinated by his uncanny ability to put a fellow at ease. And believe you me, he sure was walking the walk. For six...

-- Vivek S.

Chandigarh, India