December 2021Special Section
This month’s special section is “Remote Communities & Sober Holidays,” featuring stories to remind us about alcoholics who might have trouble reaching us and how we can help. Plus some wonderful holiday AA stories. Also featuring stories of hope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The best gift of all
I got sober in AA in 1991. I got a sponsor, and we worked all 12 Steps. I attended meetings regularly and did service. Then came December of 1994.
Announcing Grapevine's New Podcast
The AA Grapevine Half-Hour Variety Hour. Featuring AA members Don and Sam.
12 ways to have a sober holiday
There’s a little flyer passed around at many AA meetings every year, called “Twelve Tips on Keeping Your Holiday Season Sober and Joyous.” On it, it says “Many of us have enjoyed the ha
A sparkling eve
I’d been sober in AA for six months now, and this was my first New Year’s Eve not drinking. I was spending it with my husband, who doesn’t drink and never has.
Grapevine Daily Quote December 2
“Only the sharing of despair can bring us ... illumination.”
Count your days here.