I am particularly fond of the little groves of oak trees. I love to look at them, because they endure the wintry storm and the summer's heat, and, not unlike ourselves, seem to flourish by them."

Sitting Bull  Sioux




"We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it."

Big Book  pg. 83

Reprinted with permission A.A.W.S.




A.A. is no success story in the ordinary sense of the word. It is a story of suffering transmuted under grace, into spiritual progress.

“As Bill Sees It”  pg. 35

Reprinted with permission A.A.W.S.



Great Spirit remind us that our struggles nourish us.