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Confessions of a cookie longtimer

February 2022 | Getting Through Tough Times
Out of all the service positions in which she got to serve, this one was by far the sweetest

Open Up!

February 2022 | Getting Through Tough Times
What? No meeting today? He was new and now desperate—but he wasn’t alone

Trial by fire

February 2022 | Getting Through Tough Times
What’s the first thing you do when you lose your home and all your belongings? Her answer was simple—AA

My Time on The Hump

January 2022 | Beginners
Road trips, coffeepots, Steps and donuts—a member recalls the journey he took with his first sponsor

Right in the Middle

January 2022 | Beginners
In Aruba for her granddaughter’s wedding, a newcomer uses every tool she has to surround herself with AA

A Prayer for The Ex

January 2022 | Beginners
Oh great. She’s trying to get sober and her husband is suing her. And now they suggest she pray for him? Right!

99 problems

January 2022 | Beginners
How was he ever going to get his life in shape and these people off his back? Luckily, his sponsor had a plan

We are one

January 2022 | Beginners
Once too unique for AA, he now sees how much we’re the same and how much we need each other

Getting connected

December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
Helping members plug in remotely during COVID-19 gave her valuable lessons she’ll never forget

The best gift of all

December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
Depressed and desperate, he signed up to chair the 7 A.M. Christmas morning meeting. It probably saved his life


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