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Grandpa’s Journal

Magazine Issue April 2020 | Topics Personal Stories

Forgiveness Set Me Free

Magazine Issue April 2020 | Topics Emotional Sobriety Letters from Readers (Dear Grapevine) Spirituality

Grandpa’s Journal

April 2020 | Home Group
Tucked away under old dog tags and love letters was a worn-looking list of names. Could it be? Yep, it sure was

Forgiveness Set Me Free

April 2020 | Home Group
My hatred for this man was festering in my soul. I sat there in court praying that he’d get a life sentence. Then he got up and spoke.

Defending AA

October 2019 | Is AA Accessible to all who need it?
After a heated debate on the internet, a member learns a lot about putting on her gloves for AA

People like me

August 2019 | African-American Alcoholics in AA
A delegate shares her story and stresses the importance of reaching out to the African-American alcoholic

Maniacal thirst

August 2019 | African-American Alcoholics in AA
Drinking, slurring, falling down, blacking out—she was in a hall of mirrors with no way out

Something positive

July 2019 | The Prison Issue

Growing up

June 2019 | Letting Go of Resentments
Another Fourth Step helps a dad let go of a long-time resentment toward his son

Card-carrying thumper

May 2019 | Our Big Book–80 Wonderful Years
By following the directions in the book, he became a passionate lifetime fan

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