From Ireland to Lourdes

I came into AA in June 2015, and as I worked through my steps and started the spiritual journey, my Catholic faith and AA program began to converge on similar beliefs and practice. They complemented each other and I believe to be a better Catholic and have a stronger sobriety because of it. This has […]

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It Works

by Carina H. I entered the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous a few months before my 22nd birthday. I did not come to AA knowing that I was an alcoholic or that I could not control my drinking and that I was powerless over alcohol. I also had not lost a family, a house, a job, […]

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Love . . . here?

Hi, I’m Jamie B. and I’m an alcoholic. When I first came into AA, everything to do with me looked good on the outside. I had a job, a car, a place to live, but I was spiritually and emotionally bankrupt. I had nothing going for me, I had no idea how to talk to people […]

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Am I Unapproachable?

A few weeks ago, I read a story about a woman who’d lost 21 kg. There were selfies of her smiling and waving in the mirror. Underneath her picture was her amazing story of how she had lost the weight with the help of a weight loss group. There was also a listing of meetings where other […]

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