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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Step Twelve: Reflections on the Three Parts of the Step

Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. “Working with Others”, Chapter 7 in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, addresses Step 12, but covers only the second part. Nonetheless, it opens with these two […]

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Fellowship Across The Miles

Greetings all, My name is Dave and I am a grateful member of Alcoholics Anonymous.  I live in Kansas, USA. I’m writing this story to share with you how one person’s kind words led me 4,000 miles to Scotland not once, but twice. The day was January 3, 2014, my 25th AA birthday.  I received a […]

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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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How I stay sober today

I have been sober in AA over half my life. Alcohol did not cause my alcoholism. I was born restless, irritable and discontented and still am. I have only a daily reprieve based on the maintenance and continuing development of my spiritual condition. Here’s how I stay sober today: (1) I don’t drink alcohol. I […]

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