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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.

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

Time to check out

October 2020 | Money and Sobriety
“It’s progress, not perfection.” If you see me “in action” at a grocery store, please, I beg you, don’t tell my sponsor how I acted.

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

Restraint of Face

June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue
Eye-rolling, sighing, sideways glances and head tilts...sometimes the defects we hold onto aren’t so verbal

Forgiveness Set Me Free

April 2020 | Home Group
My hatred for this man was festering in my soul. I sat there in court praying that he’d get a life sentence. Then he got up and spoke.

Dear Grapevine

April 2020 | Home Group

Staying Alive

March 2020 | Puzzled
After 44 years of sobriety, he’s convinced this serenity business isn’t half bad

Lucky Me

March 2020 | Puzzled
That man’s share changed my sobriety that day. I stopped wanting fairness; I now wanted mercy, for myself and everyone else.

My Lucky Day

February 2020 | Tough Times
A nervous newcomer cautiously shows up for his daughter’s wedding. Luckily he has a good sponsor

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