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

Peace of Mind and a Quiet Heart

By |May 2nd, 2022|The Point|

What More Could a Person Want By Rick R. In my early days of sobriety, I was hearing a lot of words that were unfamiliar to me and I did not pay much attention to

Getting Old While Sober

By |May 2nd, 2022|The Point|

Getting Old While Sober By Lizzie R.   This afternoon, I found myself sinking into one of those dark icky funks.  No reason, no particular cause—just a malaise that caught hold of me and wouldn’t

A Step One Poem

By |May 2nd, 2022|The Point|

A Step One Poem By Dee H. Powerless without my stinking thinking Sick and tired of being sick and tired God wants me to stop drinking Concretely and abstractly My Father Mother God loves me

Our Group Conscience, Our Higher Power

By |May 2nd, 2022|The Point|

Our Group Conscience, Our Higher Power By Jamie M. In the early days of A.A. we had some great support from various professional practitioners including, at least indirectly, Carl Jung. The quote from Herbert Spencer

Step Five Rewards

By |May 2nd, 2022|The Point|

Step Five Rewards By Bob S. My Fourth Step inventory focused the light of truth onto unrealized driving forces of selfishness, dishonesty, resentment and fear. It also provided certain necessary tools to face and be