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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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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Endless Hope

  These past few days have been both momentous and thought provoking. I’ve learned so much in AA and I hope that by sharing some of my experiences below, it might help someone who may be struggling including anyone who has managed to get back to the rooms after a relapse. I was told that […]

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Tips on Staying Sober

Over 40 years of continuous sobriety doesn’t happen by chance.  My name is Dan F. and I am an alcoholic. I was born in San Francisco in 1939 and grew up in the city in the 1940s and 1950s, but was not attracted to alcohol until the mid-1960s. I took my last drink in Washington, […]

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