. . .our Primary Purpose. . .
THERE IS A Fifth Tradition Group within our group. We think it helps to examine our group conscience every once in a while, especially that part of our conscience which could tell us whether or not we are properly performing our primary purpose.
You will remember that Tradition Five reads: "Each group has but one primary purpose. . .to carry its message to the alcoholic who still suffers." That seems to place a responsibility on a group, over and beyond the responsibility of the individual who might meet with or sponsor a suffering alcoholic. There have been at least a few occasions... Login to read more
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