Happy, Joyous, and Free-thinking: meeting structure
Someone will read a selection, chosen at random, from a collection of passages that's been compiled for this meeting from a variety of the world's spiritual, philosophical, and wisdom traditions. Discussion will then proceed, on the topic introduced by the day's reading, or on any other topic having to do with alcoholism and recovery. Friends, please help us develop serenity, to accept the things we cannot change,. Courage, to change the things we can,. And wisdom, to know the difference.
Twelve Principles of Recovery
For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority - the generous wisdom that expresses itself through our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern. Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or A.A. as a whole. Each group has but one primary purpose - to carry its message to the alcoholic who still suffers. Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions. Our public relations policy is based on att...