Hidden heroes

In the days when no one could afford a hospital, in the days when her own kitchen was a battlefield where with prayer and hot coffee and good fellowship and still more hot coffee, a soul was encouraged to go forth and make a fresh stand against liquor, ‘because this time you’re not alone,’ Anne was the chief again despondency and despair.
— Dr. Bob and Bill W. Speak: AA’s Co-founders tell their stories

When Dr.Bob’s wife died, those who had been around during the early days of the yet named work Alcoholics Anonymous, were asked to share their memories of this wonderful lady. An unsung hero of the work, whose love and compassion was demonstrated through both the mundane and spectacular.

Andy Smithymanquotes