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


February 1, 2020 by The Point
I’m pretty sure “someone” is looking out for all of us, if we care to acknowledge there’s a higher power we can tap into. I don’t mean to be grouchy, but I don’t completely agree with that saying – I’ve seen plenty of alcoholics who are struggling. What does it mean that someone is looking out for them?

February 1, 2020 by The Point
The Big Book implies a vital spiritual experience is necessary for alcoholics to face and be rid of the obsession to drink. Yet paradoxically we are told that belief is not necessary to accomplish this miracle—we need only become willing to believe

February 1, 2020 by The Point
From the depths of despair alcohol and drug addiction bring to being happy, joyous and free? From powerlessness to letting go of our fears we walk into the sunlight of the spirit

February 1, 2020 by The Point
“Home, imagined, comes to be. It is real, realer than any other place, but you can’t get to it unless your people show you how to imagine it—whoever your people are. They may not be your relatives… They are your human community.”

February 1, 2020 by The Point
Harp player Jym takes us from Battery Park to UCSF

February 1, 2020 by The Point
Three featured poets from Marin and San Francisco

February 1, 2020 by The Point
by Rick R. When we are born, we come into the world perfectly innocent and untainted. From that time on, we are influenced by everything we experience in life, good and bad. If we are loved and nurtured, we may develop feelings of trust and safety. Or if, as it sometimes happens, we get our … Continue reading All You Need is an Open Mind

February 1, 2020 by The Point
Dear Frank, Hope the family and you are well. I'm glad you all enjoyed the Birds Anonymous artwork

February 1, 2020 by AA SF/Marin Intergroup
Faithful Fivers are A.A. members who graciously pledge to contribute at least $5 each month toward the support of Central Office. Faithful Fiver contributions go a long way in helping make our vital services possible.

February 1, 2020 by The Point
Individual contributions to Central Office were made through January 15, 2020 honoring the following members:

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