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Restraint of Face

Magazine Issue June 2020 | Topics None

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

When no one’s watching

Magazine Issue March 2020 | Topics Emotional Sobriety Gratitude Personal Stories Relationships Spirituality

When no one’s watching

March 2020 | Puzzled
Little routine things that cost him nothing and clear his conscience begin when he parks the car

Where my life began

September 2019 | Young & Sober
Young and terrified, he left his rough, drunken world and walked through a door that said “Welcome Home”

Hearing my story

August 2019 | African-American Alcoholics in AA
A surprise call from a fellow member reminds her how much Grapevine has helped her

More being revealed

June 2019 | Letting Go of Resentments
As the summer leaves fall, a member reflects on the change that comes with sunshine

Relapse after 11 years

April 2019 | Relapse
From a Florida jail, a dad warns how pain meds and a weak program woke his sleeping lion

Off course

September 2018
A tragic death woke him to his reckless drinking. Now, with some hope, he’s on the right road

Not a river in Egypt

June 2018
Even in sobriety, denial ruled his life. But Step Six and a cool Higher Power helped him begin to accept reality and lift his head out of the sand


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