“The alcoholic is like a tornado roaring his way through the lives of others. Hearts are broken. Sweet relationships are dead. Affections have been uprooted. Selfish and inconsiderate habits have kept the home in turmoil. We feel a man is unthinking when he says that sobriety is enough. He is like the farmer who came up out of his cyclone cellar to find his home ruined. To his wife, he remarked, “Don’t see anything the matter here, Ma. Ain’t it grand the wind stopped blowin’?”
– Alcoholics Anonymous (4rd ed.), Chapter 6, ‘Into Action,’ pg. 82
The conference will be held at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, November 16-18, 2018.