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Step Study

“A.A.’s Twelve Steps are a group of principles, spiritual in their nature, which, if practiced as a way of life, can expel the obsession to drink and enable the sufferer to become happily and usefully whole.”

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Traditions Study

“A.A.’s Twelve Traditions apply to the life of the Fellowship itself. They outline the means by which A.A. maintains its unity and relates itself to the world about it, the way it lives and grows.” - from the Foreword of the 12&12

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Concepts Study

The Twelve Concepts for World Service were written by A.A.’s co-founder Bill W., and are an interpretation of A.A.’s world service structure as it emerged through A.A.’s early history and experience.

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Primary Purpose

The primary purpose of this site is to share with those who have a desire to stop drinking, one individual A.A. member’s journey & experience (sober since November 17, 1987) of taking the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. (DISCLAIMER: This site is not affiliated with Alcoholics Anonymous, nor does it speak for A.A. as a whole - just one member's experience.)

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Surrender
13 Jul 2024

Surrender

This morning, I went to Take the 12 in the “Step Resources” section (https://www.takethe12.org/project/steps/) and reviewed the “Surrender” piece on that page.  I’m so grateful that as this Step study was being built, I took the time to identify, in …

It Is By Self-forgetting That One Finds
25 Jun 2024

It Is By Self-forgetting That One Finds

Last night at my home group, the chair chose the 11th Step Prayer (the Prayer of St. Francis) as the foundation of our discussion. WOW! I love my home group. The shares were revealing, heart-felt, and as authentic as I’ve …

Use Words If You Must
24 Jun 2024

Use Words If You Must

This past weekend, I had the honor of attending the 77th Texas State A.A. Convention in Irving, TX and it was amazing. We heard a lot of great speakers and I wanted to share one thing I heard from one …

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