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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.

Spot Check On I-94

October 2020 | Money and Sobriety
Trying to hold it together with a car full of rambunctious kids, a sober dad gets more and more lost. Time for Step Ten!

Learning to love

June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue
After 30 hard years of liquor, violence and incarceration, he found AA, began to make amends and turned his life around

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.

Grandpa’s Journal

April 2020 | Home Group
Tucked away under old dog tags and love letters was a worn-looking list of names. Could it be? Yep, it sure was

Grandpa’s Journal

Magazine Issue April 2020 | Topics Personal Stories

Forgiveness Set Me Free

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

Even if the truth hurts

October 2019 | Is AA Accessible to all who need it?
At his daughter’s school one day, a sober dad learns a valuable lesson about telling lies

People like me

August 2019 | African-American Alcoholics in AA
A delegate shares her story and stresses the importance of reaching out to the African-American alcoholic

Maniacal thirst

August 2019 | African-American Alcoholics in AA
Drinking, slurring, falling down, blacking out—she was in a hall of mirrors with no way out

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