My Friend, Bob
Last night I accompanied my good friend, Bob (not his real name), to a meeting where they had asked him to speak. Bob recently attained 43 years of sobriety! He didn’t say anything fancy, he just spoke about his experience with the Steps and what happened. Everyone was so gracious! They valued what Bob shared, respected him, and they said so after his speech.
One lady shared that over 4 years ago, she called York Street (our clubhouse) for help and info about AA. Bob picked up the phone and told her everything she needed to know about AA to start out. Bob’s advice had been so helpful, she remains sober 4 years later. I thought that was extraordinary! Bob, of course, doesn’t remember, he’s been on phone duty so many times. But the impact his quiet voice had on her, for her to remember his name for four years? Amazing!
5 days ago
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