Reach Out and Touch Someone – Grapevine Article by Bob P August 1995

Separated by many miles, these AAs had a three-way meeting over the telephone I was nervous. I had been to nearly two thousand Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, but this was going to be one of the most unusual. It would be small; there were only three of us. I’d known Chuck for years, but I’d onlyContinue reading “Reach Out and Touch Someone – Grapevine Article by Bob P August 1995”

Anarchy Melts – Grapevine Article July 1946 By Bill W

It may be that Alcoholics Anonymous is a new form of human society. The first of our 12 Points of A.A. Tradition states, “Each member of Alcoholics Anonymous is but a small part of a great whole. A.A. must continue to live or most of us will surely die. Hence our common welfare comes first.Continue reading “Anarchy Melts – Grapevine Article July 1946 By Bill W”

A Beacon in the Dark – Grapevine Article September 1991 By Nadene S

The power of our primary purpose The first time I sneaked my fearful, bewildered self into an AA meeting, I was struck by the seriousness and singlemindedness of the meeting and its participants. The meeting was a somber, pain-filled beginners meeting. These were the first real alcoholics I had ever seen, and unsure whether IContinue reading “A Beacon in the Dark – Grapevine Article September 1991 By Nadene S”