January 2013: The Motion Fails
With the guidance of the group conscience, this member gets some well-earned experience on unity
TRADITION ONE: Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity.
When I came to AA in 1981 in Guelph, Ontario, the Lord’s Prayer was recited to close the meeting, but there was no holding of hands. I was a bit leery of saying the prayer, as I was an agnostic, although I’d said it in public school growing up. I was relieved that we didn’t have to hold hands, as I didn’t trust anyone—men or women.
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