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God Grabbed My Heart

April 2024 | Happy Birthday Big Book!
Hoping to feel better and get out of the early sobriety woods, a newcomer makes a surprising Twelfth Step call

The Experiment

January 2024 | Emotional Sobriety
To help with Step One, they suggested she try some controlled drinking. So she did. Let’s see how it went

I Keep Writing

December 2023 | Remote Communities and sober holidays

Borrowed Faith

May 2022 | 60th Anniversary of the Concepts
He was back in detox again, but this time was different. A fellow member helped open his soul

Letting go

March 2022 | Emotional Sobriety
How a longtimer learned to observe her thoughts and identify her defects so they don’t take her freedom away


February 2022 | Getting Through Tough Times
With lots of careful planning, no one would notice her drinking. But then came the day everyone knew

The Front Lines

January 2022 | Beginners
Dimly lit rooming houses, emergency rooms, even rooftops— he keeps reaching out. And once in a good while they reach back

In all our affairs

December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
A month later I was in a prostate cancer survivor group. It became clear to me that by using what I learned in my AA program, I was able to help other cancer patients as well as myself.

Down but Happy

June 2021 | Dating & Relationships
It’s hard being in this prison. I’m celebrating my anniversary alone. Working a program of recovery in prison can be a lonely road to walk.


April 2021 | Fun in Sobriety
Drinking buddies for 20 years, she and her sister were best friends. That is, until one of them sobered up


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