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


August 31, 2021 by The Point
A co-worker asked him if he knew where they might get some drugs. Brad was savvy and began his business as a supply agent at Kaiser. What started as a favor in surgery, expanded as he moved into other departments. He was invited to many parties

August 31, 2021 by The Point
I got another DUI. The last one had been over ten years before (lucky for me) so I was tried and convicted as a first-time offender again. I had the same attorney (a friend of the family, so I could afford her) and received the minimum required sentencing. Did it get me to stop drinking? It did not. Did I stop driving as my license was suspended? I did not

August 31, 2021 by The Point
How many times in your life have you been faced with a decision and you did not know what to do about it? Then a day and a half later, you awakened in the middle of the night, sat up in bed, and said to yourself, “Aha”

August 31, 2021 by The Point
I could not figure how going to any lengths to show up for a 7 a.m. meeting as the Butt-Can woman would keep me sober. How could picking up your butts keep me sober? I was there to save my own butt

August 31, 2021 by The Point
When asked what she’s learned over her forty-plus years, she says, “It’s really important to ask for help. That’s the ticket to an easier life.”

August 1, 2021 by The Point
My husband asked me once, as I was putting down my phone after a long conversation, “How many women do you sponsor? Isn’t it a big burden?” I laughed and told him, “Honey, you don’t understand. This is a team effort. It takes a lot of sober women to keep me sober!” We go to meetings together and chat in coffeehouses

September 1, 2021 by The Point

September 1, 2021 by The Point

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