Just Passed My Eleventh AnniversaryI am a proud and happy member of AA. I believe that my Higher Power, the Program of AA, and the Fellowship, saved my life, restored my sanity, and has given me everything of value in my life today.
I had lost virtually everything when I came crawling (back) into the rooms in 1999. I was finally willing to surrender, to listen, to learn, and to follow good orderly direction.
When I talk to newcomers now I sometimes feel like yelling at them that they are standing in the middle of a miracle and are still to insane to realize it! But as long as they do not leave before the miracle happens, they too will someday be sponsoring newcomers and will have the same reaction.
Oh, I know I am not cured, but the 24-hour reprieve I have, ba