We all belong to one
family. We are all children of the Great Spirit. We walk the same path, shake
our thirst at the same spring. We are friends we must assist each other to bear
our burdens... The Great Spirit made all things...We must be united...We must
smoke the same pipe and more than all we must love the Great Spirit, He is for
stands on a hill back of our house. Looking over the valley, I see the village
community house where our local group meets. Beyond the circle of my horizon
lies the whole world of A.A.
Today pg. 7
unity of A.A. is the most cherished quality our society has. Our lives, the
lives of all to come, depend squarely upon it. Without unity, the heart of A.A.
would cease to beat; our world arteries would no longer carry the life-giving
grace of God.
Steps & Twelve Traditions pg. 129
must think deeply of all those sick ones still to come to A.A. As they try to
make their return to faith and to life, we want them to find everything in A.A.
that we found, and yet more, if that is possible. No care, no vigilance, no
effort to preserve A.A.'s constant effectiveness and spiritual strength will
ever be too great to hold us in full readiness for the day of their homecoming.
Spirit walk with us today and show us we are all just a part of the same great