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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From British Bullpens to Bulgarian Beaches

The following is a translation from Bulgarian to English of articles which appeared in Haskavo.net, a local news station in Haskavo, Bulgaria whilst the two members were attending an International Prisons Seminar in Stara Zagora Banni, Bulgaria. The members featured are Bruce from Varna, Bulgaria and Ben C, from Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. Alcoholic Commits 16 […]

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