April 8, 2016
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Practice Not Knowing

If you’ve been to at least a few AA meetings, odds are that you’ve heard someone say “Take the cotton out of your ears and put […]
March 30, 2016
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Clarence Snyder the “Home Brewmeister”

Clarence S., Cleveland, Ohio. (OM, p. 274 in 1st edition, p. 297 in 2nd and 3rd editions.) Pioneers of A.A. “An originator of Cleveland’s Group No. […]
March 29, 2016
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The Day the Lights Came On

How to brighten up a life in the state of spiritual darkness Like most of us in AA, I spent years trying to navigate my way […]
September 30, 2015
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Contribution Hyperbole

Do AAs exaggerate about the need for contributions? I sometimes wonder whether everything an AA member says in a meeting is to be taken literally.  Having […]