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Topic: Bill W. (Wilson)
Book Review - Lois Remembers
Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information. This is a book,...
A belief in God comes easier to some people than to others
I AM WRITING this in memory of Bill W. He had no qualms about making room in our great Fellowship for those of us who are never quite sure what is meant by the word "God." It must have taken real...
Spiritual awareness comes in many forms. In the pages that follow, six AAs tell how it came to them
IN A LETTER written in 1960, Bill W. said: "More than most people, I think, alcoholics want to know who they are, what this life is about, whether they have a divine origin and an appointed destiny,...
The Big Book states that "we can employ our mental faculties with assurance, for after all God gave us brains to use." The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions declares that "that humility and...
Hold Vermont All-State Dinner
More than 350 Vermont A.A.s, guests and friends attended the first annual statewide A.A. dinner at Montpelier, Vt., on October 18. The dinner was also the occasion of the third anniversary of the...
Convention Date Set
The third annual Texas State Conference and Southwest Convention of A.A. will be held in Austin, Texas, on June 11, 12 and 13. Tentative arrangements have been made for the attendance of Bill W., and...
The Seventeenth Annual North American General Service Conference
Eighty-nine elected delegates representing AA groups in the U.S. and Canada, met in New York's Roosevelt Hotel in sessions which lasted morning, afternoon, and some nights, April 17 to 22, to review...
AA's FIRST STORY
One of the most popular attractions at the AA convention in Toronto in 1965 was a 16 mm. sound film of Bill W.'s story in full color. The film, made at "Stepping Stones," Bill and Lois's home,...
Tickets Now on Sale for Bill's 33rd in October
Just about the most gala AA occasion of each year is the New York Intergroup dinner in celebration of co-founder Bill W.'s anniversary, It's 33 years since that day Bill had a startling experience of...
AA Celebrates Bill's 34th October 5 in New York City
The place for all swinging AAs to be on Saturday night, October 5, this year is the main ballroom of the New York Hilton Hotel, 53rd Street and Avenue of the Americas, at 7 PM for the thirty-fourth...

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