Personal Stories

July 25, 2018
Spiritual Awakening

A Profound Change of Perception

A Spiritual Awakening at Its Best Years before I came to Alcoholics Anonymous I was aware that there was something dreadfully wrong with me but not […]
January 25, 2018
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My A.A. Sponsors

I got sober at a treatment facility in the fall of 1984. A counselor lined me up with Don S, a local AA. He got me […]
December 21, 2017

The Speed of Life

I’m seven years old and every adult in my immediate environment is drinking daily and it isn’t hard for me to get a taste of beer, […]
October 2, 2017

Asking for Guidance

I came into A.A. bankrupt in every department. When I started to work the steps, my first big challenge was to find a power greater than […]
July 28, 2017

The God Idea

In the meetings that I attend on a regular basis the topic of God comes up quite often and that’s not surprising since there is such […]
June 5, 2017

Living in Today

Alcoholics Anonymous has taught me many tools. One of the biggest tools is living in today. Today is all I have and I believe God is […]
May 23, 2017

Our Primary Purpose

Sometimes I am uncomfortable with all of the different definitions that I have heard concerning the topic of what our primary purpose is. I can sit […]
April 24, 2017

The Importance of Step Ten

My AA life began after my first meeting, but then in a different sense it really didn’t begin till I learned the AA program of action […]
February 20, 2017

Step Three is Only a Beginning

After twenty-eight years of mind-obliterating alcoholism, I finally attended my first AA meeting. Within a few weeks, I became capable of memorizing the Third Step Prayer […]