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12 Step Recovery in Las Vegas

DAILY REFLECTIONS for January 25th

WHAT WE NEED — EACH OTHER

… A.A. is really saying to every serious drinker, "You are an A.A. member if you say so … nobody can keep you out."
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, Page 139

For years, whenever I reflected on Tradition Three ("The only requirement for A.A. membership is a desire to stop drinking"), I thought it valuable only to newcomers. It was their guarantee that no one could bar them from A.A. Today I feel enduring gratitude for the spiritual development the Tradition has brought me. I don't seek out people obviously different from myself. Tradition Three, concentrating on the one way I am similar to others, brought me to know and help every kind of alcoholic, just as they have helped me. Charlotte, the atheist, showed me higher standards of ethics and honor; Clay, of another race, taught me patience; Winslow, who is gay, led me by example into true compassion; Young Megan says that seeing me at meetings, sober thirty years, keeps her coming back. Tradition Three insured that we would get what we need — each other.

Daily Reflections reprinted with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.

 

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