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The A.A. Grapevine

The A.A. Grapevine

Did You Know the Grapevine is So Much More Than a Magazine? I was sitting in a service workshop earlier today presented by one of our Districts and one of the trusted servants shared passionately about how the Grapevine has impacted her sobriety and her life.  It made me think more about it and I …

ANNOUNCING: LegAAcyChat

ANNOUNCING: LegAAcyChat

I’m excited to announce a new service of TT12 called “LegAAcyChat”… a podcast by and for members of A.A. to share their experience, strength, and hope on ALL THREE of our legacies in Alcoholics Anonymous and is a service of takethe12.org, this three legacy study website. We will release new episodes as soon as they have …

Memorial Issue of Box 4-5-9

Memorial Issue of Box 4-5-9

I was asked to speak at 50th group Anniversary tonight and as I like to do when speaking at a group anniversary, I did some research to find out what was going on the year the group was founded. I searched “Alcoholics Anonymous 1971” to see what came up, and I found a beautiful memorial …

New Glide App for A.A. Literature

New Glide App for A.A. Literature

The Literature Desk at G.S.O. recently sent out a letter to the Areas in the U.S. and Canada with an update on their activity and one VERY COOL thing they shared was a Glide App for A.A. literature that was created by Area 8. If you are looking for a really cool way to access …

Origin of the Serenity Prayer

Origin of the Serenity Prayer

Service Material from the A.A. General Service Office (smf-129-en) ORIGIN OF THE SERENITY PRAYER: A HISTORICAL PAPER The actual origin of the “Serenity Prayer” has been, over the years, a tantalizing, elusive and, some still feel, an unsolved mystery; intriguing to those of us at G.S.O. who have, at one time or another, attempted to …

Seconds and Inches

Seconds and Inches

Have you ever heard of the phrase, “If/Then”? IF this happens… THEN this occurs? I was recently sitting down with a sponsee who is 29 years sober and in the middle of A.A. doing some work in the Big Book. We were sharing our thoughts with each other about the providence (definition: timely preparation for …