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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.

Harley Mike, Angry Mike & young Andy

December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
The more he did it, the more he learned that reaching out was the deal. Soon a wonderful band of AA “misfits” appeared

Why the Hurry?

December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
At an intersection, a sober dad is reminded that it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. Time to take the foot off the gas

In need of care

November 2021 | Prayer and Meditation
Helping others all day was this nurse’s job. Now it was her turn to ask for help

Ignite the Spirit

August 2021 | Seniors in AA
Through the freedom of the Steps, she’s no longer a prisoner of her mind or the booze that took her away

These Steps Work

May 2021 | Our Twelve Steps
What a game changer. Once she took action and finished her Fourth Step, there was no turning back

Estranged

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

Chain Reaction

December 2020 | Remote Communities + Sober Holidays
In Twelfth Step work, sometimes we throw a stone, making ripples that keep on going in ways we can’t imagine

Just the Right Moment

November 2020 | Our Twelve Traditions
How soon do you tell your date you’re an alcoholic? Do you tell your friends, coworkers, neighbors? One member has some thoughts

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