From the November 1950 magazine.

AA Is Not Big Business

In gratitude, Bill explains a plan to preserve AA. . .but not to rule it!

THANKSGIVING is coming. And with it, Tradition Week. I never felt happier.

Our traditions are set down on paper. But they were written first in our hearts. For each of us knows, instinctively I think, that AA is not ours to do with as we please. We are but caretakers to preserve the spiritual quality of our fellowship; keep it whole for those who will come after us and have need of what has so generously been given to us.

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