Category: Experience, Strength & Hope

A Goodbye Letter to Alcohol

By Dan S You have become the unwelcome guest. You are the piece of meat in the refrigerator that has turned green; the rancid butter; the sour milk; in all, that which I find...

Must one attend meetings forever?

By Zarina Macha When we come into AA, we are broken; emotionally, physically, spiritually. Suddenly, these doors open, filled with possibilities, and people welcome you with open arms. Things you once suspected about yourself...

A Long Time Love Affair

By Georgina The first time I met you, you had me crawl into the rotting trunk of an old tree at Rattlesnake Point. We had gone there with other teens who long left our...

Three Expert Tips for Stress Management

By Jeffrey Munn The author of Staying Sober Without God Originally published on his website Practically Sane Thousands of people search for “stress management” or “stress relief” on Google every single day. Why are...

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...

Cross Hill

My Recovery in Traditional AA

By John B In the first week of August, 1984, at the age of forty-eight, I crawled back into AA. My first exposure to twelve step recovery had occurred in a fifteen day treatment program...