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Choosing to Decide

March 2020 | Puzzled
He’s at the turning point. Can he give up the idea that he can run his life the way he always has before

Closing argument

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

Special delivery

February 2017
He was ready to make amends to the mail carrier his dog attacked. But how would he ever find him?

Big Sis

February 2017
Years of pent-up hurt and rage at her brother had gone far enough. So she prayed and picked up the phone

Back From Hell

April 2016
At 20 years, he decided to take a break from AA. What followed was years of detoxes, psych wards and pain

Dear Grapevine

November 2015

A Different Shade

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

Wild in Hong Kong

January 2015
A teen lets loose in the bar district and finds it’s much harder to stop than she thought

Too Many Beds

June 2014
All this newcomer wanted was something to sleep on. Be careful what you pray for

The Spiritual Journey in Corpus Christi

April 2014
In sobriety, she was able to build a relationship with a Higher Power


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