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You may have noticed changes.  Not so subtle ones.  You’re not imagining it. The Central Office of Salt Lake is getting a fresh new look.  The old look was nice, and over its 3 year run we received lots of very flattering comments which were greatly appreciated.  One glaring flaw, […]

Site redesign 2015

There are so many benefits to this tradition for the alcoholic and for the group and for all AA as a whole. When we first come into AA we were at a bottom – nothing was working for us. Many did not have a job or a place to stay, but most could […]

Tradition 7: Responsibility – Alethea H_July 2015

Exciting news! General Service Office (GSO) has sent out a request to begin gathering stories from our Fellowship on three projects resulting from the 2015 65th General Service Conference Advisory Actions on Literature. These include the revisions and updating of the “A.A. for the Woman” pamphlet including stories from women […]

GSO Call for Fellowship Sharing_ July 2015

I remember I always wanted to be a dad. Growing up I dreamed of having a son of my own one day.  I would teach him how to be a gentleman, play golf, work hard for the things he wants, to always be honest and not to take things for […]

I Am A Sober Father – Spencer S_June 2015

The enigmatic Sixth Step, after the buildup to Step Four and the ceremony of Step Five, seemed lost to me the first time through…and second. Sitting quietly for an hour with nobody watching, nobody timing, nothing to turn in, felt just so anticlimactic. But living sober I’ve learned the gravity of Step Six […]

The Sixth Step – Kevin L_June 2015

It was my fourth time going through the steps before I thought I really “got” it on step five.  (By got it, I mean that I felt I finally understood the real objective.)  The first three times were not by any means a waste.  They were like a warm up for the real […]

My Experience with Step Five – Toni L_June2015

“Our membership ought to include all who suffer alcoholism. Hence we may refuse none who wish to recover. Nor ought A.A. membership ever depend upon money or conformity. Any two or three alcoholics gathered together for sobriety may call themselves an A.A. group, provided that, as a group, they have […]

On Tradition Three – Editorial by Bill W reprinted from ...

I was born to be a mother. Thankfully, my higher power gave me the gift of sobriety first. Twenty five years of binge drinking kept me from achieving my heart’s desires. I was 12 years old when I had my first blackout; I was 37 when I had my last. […]

Sober Mother – Suzi W from Maryland_May 2015