48th Annual Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly 2015  PRAASA  is held in Utah only once every 15 years and this past March was our year! 1,243 members attended! My name is Keeley, I’m an Alcoholic and  the GSR for Sunday Morning Breakfast Meeting.  I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to […]

48th Annual PRAASA 2015 – Keeley M – April 2015

“For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority – a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern.” In Alcoholic Anonymous there is no such thing as individual authority. No one member “directs” or “controls” the […]

A Study of Tradition Two – Buddy T – Lifeline ...

“Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity.” “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. But individual welfare follows close afterward.” […]

On Tradition One – Editorial by Bill W – A.A.Grapevine ...

Step One A Brief Outline “Admitted we were powerless over alcohol, that our lives had become unmanageable”. 1.Every “natural” instinct cries out against the idea of a personal powerlessness (defects of the thinking mind). 2. We perceive that only through utter defeat are we able to take our first step […]

Step One A Brief Outline – Walsh, Brian – Lifeline ...

Today is my sobriety birthday.  Through God’s grace, and one day at a time, I have been sober twenty-five years, a quarter of a century. It has been an ordinary day filled with extraordinary events.  I kissed the most beautiful woman in the world, read the Psalms, listened to Beethoven, […]

Sober Life, Beautiful Wife – Alan – 2015

I was the quiet kid; the shy one sitting in the back furiously reading to avoid having to talk to anyone. I gave off the illusion of studious enthrallment so you wouldn’t talk to me. So that the “world” wouldn’t talk to me. The “world”, that lidless surveillance camera quietly […]

My Story – Calvin B – 2015