Red Dotter . . .

I had the honor and privilege to attend the 54th General Service Conference in York, my first as a delegate. I have heard the hype about conference from previous delegates. I’ve heard them talk about the voice of AA being represented, about democracy in action, and about the spiritual experience of being “a part of”. […]

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One Size Fits All

  Our Common Welfare is First – Tradition 1 is Number One Problems of personality? Solved! Problems of leaders that govern? Solved! Problems of opinion? Solved! Problems of disenfranchised members? Solved! Problems of old versus young, women versus men, black versus white, gay verse straight – all solved!   Our “One Size Fits All” Solution […]

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SERVICE, Strength and Hope

When I was asked to write up my experience with service, I experienced the same two reactions that sprang up when I was asked to do the service itself: the second reaction—surely there must be somebody far more qualified—was basically just a nicer formulation of the first—I’d rather not.  Given the choice between service and […]

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