What is Sobriety?

What is Sobriety? You have probably heard the term sobriety over and over again. So, what is sobriety? Is it abstaining from using intoxicating substances, or is it something deeper than that? We have all been involved in situations that do not please us or the Continue Reading

The Slogan Slingers

THE SLOGAN SLINGERS BY: B. M. | SARATOGA, CALIFORNIA JULY 1986 Some of the slogans people try to add to those provided by direct quotes from our book Alcoholics Anonymous make me uneasy–and annoyed. I am not conservative, afraid to deviate one inch from the beaten path; Continue Reading

Humility for Today

Humility for Today An Essay written by Bill W. June 1961 THERE can be no absolute humility for us humans. At best, we can only glimpse the meaning and splendor of such a perfect ideal. As the book “Alcoholics Anonymous” says: “We are not saints. Continue Reading