In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at Bill’s 1944 Christmas message containing a timely reminder to find gratitude and to continue to seek God as we each understand it.
For ‘Discover AA’ this month we have a recording. A recording of Bill himself reading ‘How it Works’. You can listen to it directly from the site, or download it to your device, just use the player on this post.
There will be a special meeting on August 16th 2018 at Winchester Cathedral to commemorate the centenary of Bill’s first visit. See this post for more details and a flyer.
2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, and also of the visit of a certain Bill Wilson to Winchester Cathedral. To commemorate this event there will be a number of events. See this post for more information.
This month we take a look at Bill W.’s article from the AA Grapevine, Emotional Sobriety: The Next Frontier which was first published in 1958.
In this month’s ‘Discover AA’ post we take a look at Bill W.’s classic article ‘This Matter of Honesty’ that was first published in August 1961 and is widely considered to be some of Bill’s best writing.
The AA Service Manual combined with the Twelve Concepts is a combination of documents providing guidance for navigating the AA service structure as well as Bill’s essays on the Twelve Concepts. It is recommended reading for anyone involved in service. You can download a free copy from this post.
For this month’s ‘Discover AA’ post we have a recording. A recording of Bill himself reading ‘How it Works’. You can listen to it directly from the site, or download it to your device, just use the player in this post.
Pass it On tells the dramatic story of the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, its early struggles and amazing growth. In these pages is the full and rounded story of a remarkable life: The boy growing up in Vermont, always striving to be Number One. The Army officer serving “over there” in World War I. Bill’s romance and marriage with Lois. The fair-haired boy of Wall Street plummeting to rum-soaked despair.
This article, ‘Why Alcoholics Anonymous is Anonymous’, was written by Bill W. and published in the AA Grapevine in January 1955. In it Bill shares AA’s early experiences and how they shaped our tradition of anonymity at the public level.