The big “Lie”
April 2023 | AA & Families | Into Action

The big “Lie”

Her interest in service was met with what some might call a little fib. But it sure changed her life

When I was sober about five years, I reached a turning point in my sobriety. I had worked the Steps and sponsored a few women. I attended a lot of meetings, and I held a group service position. But the meetings were beginning to feel like the same thing every night. That’s when the general service representative (GSR) of my home group approached me with a list of questions. He said that these questions were about issues that our delegate wanted us to respond to and he hoped that I would help him by answering some of them.


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