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Alcoholism Recovery Program

A collection of some of the witty, wise and wacky things heard in meetings.

A.A. tools are power tools. We plug them into a power greater than ourselves.

Happiness is an abiding sense of “good enough”.

I didn’t know what sobriety had in store. But I knew what drinking did.

My mother had a drug problem. She drug me to church for 19 years.

In addition to using alcohol, I used my story to get what I wanted from people.

We all have a last drink and some of us get to talk about it.  

Humility is making friends with the facts.