Editorial On the Twelfth Step
The Grapevine — October 1945
“Having had a spiritual experience as the result of those steps, we tried to
carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our
Very few of us know the exact hour and date we had our spiritual experience, and some of us are not conscious of ever having had one at all. However, our changed personalities and perspectives are definite proof that
“something” happened to us somewhere along the line as those who knew
us “when” will attest.