We took an oath not to do any wrong to each other or to scheme against each other.
A Declaration of Unity
This we owe to A.A.'s future; to place our common welfare first; to keep our Fellowship united. For on A.A. unity depends our lives, and the lives of those to come.
AA Service Manual
The A.A. Traditions are neither rules, regulations, nor laws. We obey them willingly because we ought to and because we want to. Perhaps the secret of their power lies in the fact that those life-giving communications spring out of living experience and are rooted in love.
A.A. Today pg. 11
Grandfather help us to walk with our people.