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Monthly articles on recovery and fellowship written by members of A.A. in San Francisco and Marin.


October 1, 2020 by The Point
How many times have we heard someone say, either in or out of A.A. meetings, something like the following? “The surgeon prescribed pain medication for me to take four times a day after my knee surgery, but I’m only taking it twice a day...”

October 1, 2020 by The Point
We cannot ignore the need for up-keep in the program any more than we can ignore maintenance when we purchase a new car

October 1, 2020 by The Point
I don’t like being told what I can or cannot do. If I had walked in through the doors of Alcoholics Anonymous and heard, “You must stop drinking” or “You need to give us money” or any other command, rule or regulation, I would have walked right back out

October 1, 2020 by The Point
This bubbly, happy blonde was a regular at our Bernal New Day meeting. She talked about how she used to come home from the night shift as a nurse at San Francisco General Hospital, drink wine, then could not stop

October 1, 2020 by The Point
I had not realized how dire my straits were

October 1, 2020 by The Point
I start the day by gently waking up all four parts of my humanity

October 1, 2020 by The Point

October 1, 2020 by The Point

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