From the September 2007 magazine.

Into The Woods

And out of rage

I see now how the twelve Steps can work upside down. In early sobriety, as I began to work the Steps, each new day I felt like I was climbing up the "ladder of success." I had found, and now belonged in, the human race. It was wonderful. I was making sober friends and life was getting easier without alcohol in it.

Six months into the program, I was given a blessing. My Higher Power put a mother and her baby into my life. I felt that God had given me the chance to do for another what I hadn't been able to do for my own daughter.

-- Peg S.

Panama City, Florida

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