must speak for them. I do not see a delegation for the four footed. I see
no seat for eagles. We forget and we consider ourselves superior, but we
are after all a mere part of the Creation."
at the outset, how best, to live and work together as groups became the
prime question. In the world about us we saw personalities destroying
whole peoples. The struggle for wealth, power, and prestige was tearing
humanity apart as never before. If strong people were stalemated in the
search for peace and harmony, what was to become of our erratic band of
alcoholics? As we had once struggled and prayed for individual recovery,
just so earnestly did we commence to quest for the principals through
which A.A. itself might survive.
Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions pgs. 130 &
Each member of Alcoholics Anonymous is but a small part of a great
whole. A.A. must continue to live or most of us will surely die. Hence our
common welfare comes first…
Our membership ought to include all who suffer from
Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions pg.
Great Mystery help us to be kind to our fellow travelers.