Tagged: service

John’s Recovery: Step Twelve

By John B AA Step 12: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs....

Chapter 5

Chapter 5: More Rejection

Service, not Governance One of the co-founders of AA, Bill Wilson, wrote this in the July, 1946, Grapevine: So long as there is the slightest interest in sobriety, the most unmoral, the most anti-social,...

Meeting

Choosing an AA Home Group

By Martine R. If I have indeed “come to believe” anything in my 14 years of sobriety, it is that attendance at AA meetings keeps me sober. Nothing else. For several excruciating years after...

Sponsorship

Service and Sponsorship

By Steven V. Service Before coming to AA, I spent most of my time thinking about, well, me. I was often thinking about how poorly my life was going, how dissatisfied I was with...

Meeting

The Power is in the Process

Chapter 23: Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA John C. I started drinking at 30 years old. This was because my father was an alcoholic. He was not a bar drinker,...

Candle Flame

The Loss of Love and Service of Jonathon Goley

By Dorothy H. The Unknown “Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.” ~ Claude Bernard To say that Saturday, October 18, 2014, was a stunning and shocking day...

The Historical Role of Intergroups in AA

By Linda R. A fellowship without rules and regulations Bill Wilson, AA’s co-founder, wrote this in the July 1946 Grapevine: So long as there is the slightest interest in sobriety, the most unmoral, the...