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Keeping a lid on it

September 2021 | Young & Sober!
My sponsor got a chuckle out of my first reaction to the over-stuffed garbage can. I was once again reminded that if I learn to laugh at myself, I can have a lifetime of entertainment.

Leaning In

September 2021 | Young & Sober!
After devastating news, he dives into the program, walks through the fear and holds onto faith

The heart has is reason

July 2021 | The Annual Prison Issue
From a secular childhood in Kansas to a sober life of spiritual awareness was not as far as it seemed

Room in My Heart

November 2020 | Our Twelve Traditions
Today I decided to write out my thoughts and share them with someone I have learned to trust. That’s how we build bridges of trust and understanding.

Living My Life

November 2020 | Our Twelve Traditions
Life’s challenges keep unfolding for this old-timer.
So does the help we get when we reach out

Freshly Squeezed Sobriety

November 2020 | Our Twelve Traditions
Wearing orange juice cans and a wine-stained robe, she opened the door to AA. Because of Tradition Three, they opened the door to her

Sentenced: A Good Life

August 2020 | LGBTQ+
An old-timer remembers the judge in the 1960s who sent him to Ed, who cracked open the gate to freedom

An Easier Softer Cake

June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue
With just the right ingredients, one member’s recipe for sobriety cooked up a life-saving meal

Stealing pens

June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue
I feel a bit embarrassed that old behavior (snatching what I want) is still so close to the surface, even after a number of years in the program.

Another chance

May 2020 | Getting Into General Service
An old-timer recalls how AA helped him grieve and gave him the opportunity to give the kind of love a dad can give

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