The Point | CURRENT ISSUE

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


January 1, 2020 by The Point
With a year and a half sober, I was finally looking for a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous

January 1, 2020 by The Point
My journey started back in 2015 when I first heard the idea in detox of going into a program. My mind thought it was like a camp

January 1, 2020 by The Point
Many weights have been lifted from me over time. Done mysteriously by my Higher Power, often in the guise of my sponsor, a co-worker, a parent, a sibling, a sponsee, a friend—even an enemy has lifted weight from my shoulders. The first time I felt lighter was at my first meeting

January 1, 2020 by The Point
We join the fellowship if we have the desire to stop drinking

January 1, 2019 by The Point
None of us can do this alone. I always say that if I could do this alone, I wouldn’t be sitting here in this proverbial church basement at 7 AM on a Sunday morning. We need to be accountable to each other

January 1, 2020 by The Point
I got sober in the late 1960’s and my copy of the Big Book is the second edition. The foreword to that issue reads, “Of alcoholics who came to A.A. and really tried, 50% got sober at once and remained that way: 25% sobered up after some relapses.” It goes on to explain about the others

January 1, 2020 by The Point
Individual contributions to Central Office were made through December 15, 2019 honoring the following members:

January 1, 2020 by The Point
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.

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