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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The Beautiful Lie

Hi my name is Marc and I’m an alcoholic. I first joined the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous when I was 21. I am now 28 and almost 6 years sober, one day at a time. I will never forget the time I walked through the doors of my first A.A. meeting. So young but so […]

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Keep Coming Back!

My name is Wullie, I am an Alcoholic. My home group is Ayr Wednesday Night. I had a very normal upbringing, mother, father and older sister. Never seen any drinking unless it was New Year, always celebrated with great gusto here in Scotland. (For maybe three or four days until the drink ran out!) I […]

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How To Give Up Drinking

  The booze genie strikes all kinds of people. One serious drinker tells of the way he put it back in the bottle. By LENNOX NICHOLSON From The Weekend Australian Magazine August 4th, 2017   I’d been out until 8am on New Year’s Day and hadn’t had a sip of alcohol. I had held firm although everyone […]

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