Online 7th Tradition and Anonymity

Many Groups in our Region have reached out expressing concerns on how to best collect 7thTradition money during this period when we are not able to hold physical face-to-face meetings. While there are several viable options to do this, and, in fact, in some parts of our Region passing a virtual basket has been the […]

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Service – with a smile!

One of my favourite parts of AA literature is the story in the Tradition Four chapter of the “Twelve & Twelve” which results in the production of a little card reading “Rule #62” for Middleton Group #1. What is this single rule that Middleton Group felt compelled to keep after throwing out many others? “Don’t […]

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The Spiritual Latte Factor

‘Please put a penny in the old man’s hat…’ So goes a line in an old Christmas Carol that shot into my memory during a recent AA business meeting. We were discussing the topic of the 7th Tradition; how much money is contributed when the hat is passed around the room towards the end of […]

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AA Goes Underground in Munich

A Public Information Initiative from Intergroup Bavaria and the Munich Newcomers Group. It all started, as it so often does, when we thought about how we could make AA more visible in Bavaria. Spontaneously, I thought of videos in subways or in other public places. I envisioned large posters on highways or buildings, screen advertising […]

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On the Road to Recovery

My name is Matt, and I am an alcoholic. I always knew there was something very special about alcohol, and I quickly became fixated with it even as a child. But it wasn’t until years later that I really got to see just what alcohol could do for me and just how powerful it was. […]

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