Category: Experience, Strength & Hope

Reflections on the fellowship, program and benefits/shortfalls of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Awe at Sunrise

Higher Powers

By life-j Let me start by saying that the only higher powers I believe in are judges and cops. They’re tangible. And further, let me add that anyone who wants to believe in a...

You Will Burn in Hell

by Archer Voxx For the purpose of this article, let’s use a metaphor for our thinking process. The metaphor is that our brain is like a computer’s CPU and that it has an operating...

Writer

My AA Story

By Alex M. Growing up as an only child in an alcoholic family was the perfect incubator for an isolated, selfish, self-centered life. My father shared his alcoholism with his mother, and with many...

Clarity

Moments of Clarity

By life-j I’ve always loved hearing stories where people talk about their moment of clarity. That’s where recovery begins. A friend talked about how he was on a thousand mile drunken trip with a...

Denis Featured II

In Memory of Denis

By Dan V. Today I write with a heavy heart and with great sadness about a man whose name is Denis Kilborn. On April 1, 2016, he passed away from cancer complications. His sobriety...

Rose II

A Rose By Any Other Name

By Adam N. Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, in which Ebenezer Scrooge experiences a radical personality transformation, moved me to tears last year. Like most of the men I know, this is not a...