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Calvin’s Prayer

Magazine Issue September 2020 | Topics Personal Stories Service/Into Action Spirituality

Calvin’s Prayer

September 2020 | Living Sober Group
I heard two things that night: “Come back” and “Pray, if you can.” I knew I was in a fix. But desperation led me to say this prayer anyway.

Humility Takes Center Stage

July 2020 | AA Around The World
His chance to impress everyone at the big event instead became a starring role for Step Seven

No Longer Alone

May 2020 | Getting Into General Service
With a sponsor’s tough love and unconditional acceptance, he finished his Fifth Step and got back into life

Back In Court

Magazine Issue April 2020 | Topics Emotional Sobriety Gratitude Letters from Readers (Dear Grapevine) Personal Stories Spirituality

Last call

January 2020 | Spiritual Awakenings
It was 1985. She took out a dime and stared at her shot glass. Then she walked over to the phone and saved her life

Closer Than You Think

December 2019 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
Service led her to online meetings, where she now gets to help others who can’t reach us

Words Matter

December 2019 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
Some transgender alcoholics have met with resistance when they come into AA seeking our help. Here we can practice Traditions Three and Five.

Miracle in Hollywood

April 2017
After years of relapsing, he finally connected to AA at a recovery house in the town known for making dreams come true

Sober with no god

October 2016
How a nonbeliever got active, found his place in AA and has stayed sober for 26 years

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