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Critique Featured

Why Critique the Big Book?

By Paul W. To begin, let’s define “critique.”  It is a critical examination or discussion; an examination of the merits or faults of a literary work. In my critiques of the Big Book, I...

Paths in blue

We Tread Innumerable Paths

By June L. El Granada, California. Copyright © The AA Grapevine, Inc. Published in November 1996. Desperation, and insistence by my estranged husband forced me to call AA nearly twenty-six years ago. I had misgivings...

School Children

Our Father Who Art Not in Public Schools

By bob k The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (to its own embarrassment) had a “Caucasians Only” membership policy until 1962. Viewing a recent miniseries about the Kennedys reminded me that it took the...

Christmas Time

Christmas, Christians, Lepers and Alcoholics

By bob k All AA members, both Christians and non-Christians, so easily joined together during the recent holidays in shared sentiments of kindness, selflessness and the love of our fellow man. Above all is...

Is AA Just For Christians?

By Barb C. Copyright © AA Grapevine (October, 2003) At the beginning of every meeting of my home group, we read, “AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization, or institution; does...

Let Me Think for Myself!

By Harold B. Punta Gorda, Florida Copyright © A.A. Grapevine, Inc. (December, 1989) I am mad!  Isn’t that a helluva way to start, particularly when I want to say something and have somebody listen? ...