Travelling With The Serenity Prayer
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Welcome to our first edition of 2023 and thank you for reading and supporting our Scottish magazine. Thank you to everyone who has submitted articles in the last few months and if you have not done so already, please consider sending us one. Your article can be on any aspect of your own experience, strength and hope and as a guide one full page of text is approximately 480 words.
At the start of the year, it seems fitting to look at Step One and we have therefore themed our literature extracts and some of the cartoons on this topic. I remember when the ‘penny dropped’ and I actually heard the other bit of Step One - “that our lives had become unmanageable,” - this bit still tricks me today at times and if I am not careful life can seem unmanageable but I have a Programme that helps me get through it.
As you read this issue, I hope you also hear the gratitude in many of our members’ ‘voices’ this month. I sometimes have a feeling that I might burst with gratitude and it can be overwhelming, or cause me to wander around with a big grin on my face. This was never my normal attitude before I got sober and I love to see it in other members, especially the newcomers. By sharing our own experience with others, we can make them see they are not alone and that there is no judgement in AA and by sharing your articles with Roundabout you can help to do this.
Everyone in the Roundabout Subcommittee looks forward to seeing you our at our conventions this year!
2 Subcommittee Noticeboard
4 Blest To Be In Recovery
6 Am I Helping Others?
8 Night And Day
9 Kindness Eases Change
10 Travelling With The Serenity Prayer
11 Just For Today
12 66th Scottish National Convention
i Conventions And Gatherings
ii-iv Group Information
13 The Roundabout Interview
16 If It Could Work For Others...
17 AA History Corner
20 Extracts From AA Literature
22 66th All Ireland Convention
23 Subscribe To Roundabout
24 The Twelve Concepts Of World Service
25 The Twelve Traditions