The 1st Thing

In AA, we have discovered that humility is simply an awareness of who we really are today and a willingness to become all that we can be. ~ 12 Step Literature Many times, I have recognized the insanity of my behaviors. The admission of my powerlessness over alcohol is the beginning of my willingness to… Read More The 1st Thing

The Bottom

No words can tell of the loneliness and and despair I found in that bitter morass of self-pity. ~ Bill’s Story I write this because I was reminded that there are some of us who had to raise our bottoms in order to admit complete defeat. I once thought that I would hate to have… Read More The Bottom

In One AA

Tradition #1 reminds us of one truth: We are not alone. We are connected to our fellow human beings. Our emotional, physical and spiritual health depends upon our relationships with other humans. In AA we are learning to connect in healthy ways with each other at the local, intergroup, district, area, and world service levels.… Read More In One AA