"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
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
Great Spirit remind us that our struggles nourish us.