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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.

Time to check out

October 2020 | Money and Sobriety
“It’s progress, not perfection.” If you see me “in action” at a grocery store, please, I beg you, don’t tell my sponsor how I acted.

Rambling On

July 2020 | AA Around The World
We looked at each other in dismay and rolled our eyes when Lea started to share. We fidgeted, coughed, sipped coffee, tried to stare her down, all to no avail.

Is AA accessible to all?

October 2019 | Is AA Accessible to all who need it?
Her journey into service revealed a need for more handrails, ramps, babysitters and Braille

Even if the truth hurts

October 2019 | Is AA Accessible to all who need it?
At his daughter’s school one day, a sober dad learns a valuable lesson about telling lies

Before we are halfway through

September 2019 | Young & Sober
A member takes us on a long, wonderful journey as she makes her Ninth Step amends and clears a path to freedom

Frequent contact

May 2019 | Our Big Book–80 Wonderful Years
Some favorite passages in the Big Book help a father get through the darkest days of his life

He was our friend

April 2019 | Relapse
A member recalls a man who could not stop drinking, until the very end of his life

Finding myself

January 2019 | Stories for Day Counters!
An emotional journey to find her birth mother revealed a beautiful truth of her own

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