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


June 1, 2020 by The Point
I am not going to drink over a big crisis. I am going to drink because somebody hurts my feelings or makes me angry and I have no mental defense against the first drink. I am just as likely to drink over something good in my life

June 1, 2020 by The Point
My sponsor described coming through the side door of Al-anon. Which doors have others come through? A couple of members describe their entrance

June 1, 2020 by The Point
When I was new I had so much enthusiasm for everything about A.A. I wanted to bring the message to the world, and cash in on my life-changing seminars ...

June 1, 2020 by The Point
There are those, too, who suffer from grave emotional and mental disorders but many of them do recover if they have the capacity to be honest.

June 1, 2020 by The Point
I seemed always ready, willing and able to agree to have a drink. To say “OK, just one more,” or “Make it a short one”

June 1, 2020 by The Point
I had to be absolutely truthful with myself. Only then was I able to start with Step Six

June 1, 2020 by The Point
Individual contributions to Central Office were made through May 25, 2020 honoring the following members:

June 1, 2020 by The Point

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