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Time to Up My Game

October 2020 | Money and Sobriety
The first 11 Steps had transformed his life. Now it was time for Step Twelve

17 Years Of Hope

June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue
We’ve discussed Steps, resentments, solutions, Traditions, bills, goals and God. We’ve sometimes even discussed making desserts.

A Better Fit

March 2020 | Puzzled
How 10 aching toes became a powerful lesson about the dangers of being right

Closing argument

November 2019 | Grapevine Classics
Facing five years in jail, a sober dad stands before a judge and gets something much longer-lasting

Better Than a Pink Cloud

November 2015
The one she had in early sobriety floated away, but now she has so much more

A Different Shade

March 2015
Once her sponsor showed her how to put down the broad brush, things brightened up

You Let Me In

January 2014
A member reflects on how important the Third Tradition was in the beginning

From My Face to My Heart

March 2011
A member learns to not take a wonderful sponsor for granted

January 2011: It’s not a gimmick if it works

January 2011
A First Step emerges from an indexed history

I need answers!

October 2010
A newcomer reads the Big Book in rehab, but a sponsor helps her understand it

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