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ACA WSO publishes a magazine, the "ComLine".
Here are copies of the recent ComLines which you can download.
Scroll to the bottom of the page for subscription information, and how you too can submit articles to the ComLine.

  • April 2012 ComLine
    • Retreating to a Place of Recovery
    • The Outreach Committee Responds...
    • “Living and Learning” -- P.R.
    • and more...

2011 ComLines

  • June/July Combined ComLine
    • An Important Message to the Fellowship
    • The Outreach Committee Responds...
    • “Taking My Program to Life
    • “Finding Home”
    • and more...
  • May ComLine
    • Lessons From The Road, a share from the editor
    • The Outreach Committee Responds...
    • A “Hospitals and Institutions” Invitation
    • Guidance of the Higher Power, a share from Toyoko
    • and more...
  • Annual Business Conference Report
    • Attending to the Business of our Fellowship
    • Annual Report to the Delegates and Visitors
    • Minutes of the 2011 ABC
    • and more...
  • March ComLine - Gratitude
    • Gratitude, a Universal Language
    • Making ACA History: ACA WSO Translations
    • Spanish Workbook Revision Committee Report
    • and more...
  • February ComLine - Identification, Before and After
    • Identification, Before and After
    • Out of the Playpen
    • My Parents were not Monsters, just Alcoholics
    • and more...
  • January ComLine - ACA Meditation Book Development
    • Welcoming a New Year of ACA Recovery
    • The Outreach Committee Responds...
    • Sample Meditations from the Fellowship.
    • and more...

January thru December 2010 ComLines

  • December ComLine - Tradition Twelve
    • Tradition Twelve - Anonymity is the spiritual foundation ...
    • Courage to Trust - Eileen W.
    • Hope Precedes Action - Leo D.
    • and more...
  • November ComLine - Tradition Eleven
    • Tradition Eleven - Our public relations policy ...
    • Gratitude for a Higher Will - Eileen W.
    • Gratitude for the ACA Promises - Leo D.
    • and more...
  • October ComLine - Tradition Ten
    • ACA and Outside Issues - excerpt from the ACA Fellowship Text
    • Finding Hope and Healing in ACA - Angela J.
    • Tradition Ten: Avoiding Controversy and Emotional Intoxication - Omer G.
    • and more...
  • September ComLine - Tradition Nine
    • Tradition Nine of ACA - Omer G.
    • Service Across the Sea – Memories of Denmark - George S.
    • How to Start an ACA Intergroup or Regional Service Committee
    • and more...
  • August ComLine - Tradition Eight
    • Special Workers of the ACA Fellowship - DiAnne A.
    • Seeing Growth Through Service - Gloria D.
    • Tradition Eight in My Life - Leo D.
    • and more...
  • July ComLine - Tradition Seven
    • Financial Wisdom from the ACA Fellowship Text
    • Knowing Where My Dollar Goes - Rachele V.
    • Discovering Financial Sobriety - Leo D.
    • and more...
  • June ComLine - Tradition Six
    • Realizing Boundaries Through Tradition Six - Leo D.
    • News from the Fellowship
    • Hospitals and Institutions Meetings– an Introduction
    • and more...
  • Special Edition - Annual Business Conference
    • Annual Report to the Fellowship
    • Agenda Highlights
    • Summary Minutes
    • and more...
  • May ComLine - Tradition Five
    • Contacting your ACA WSO
    • Carrying and Delivering the ACA Message - Leo D.
    • Every Group Carries a Message - Omer G.
    • and more...
  • April ComLine - Tradition Four
    • "A Key Word in Tradition Four" - Omer G.
    • "Annual Business Conference Update
    • "Registering your ACA Meeting with WSO
    • and more...
  • March ComLine - Tradition Three
    • "The Effects of Family Alcoholism" - Natalia K.
    • "A Desire to Recover" - Anita R.
    • "Giving My Self a Chance" - Leo D.
    • and more...
  • February ComLine - Tradition Two
    • Communicating with ACA WSO
    • "Finding a Loving God"- Gayle W.
    • An Invitation to Serve- Josie E.
    • and more...
  • January ComLine - Tradition One
    • Communicating with ACA WSO
    • "Redefining Unity" - Shelley M.
    • More Tradition One Insight
    • and more...

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The WSO encourages ACA members to submit articles to the WSO for possible publication in a future ComLine. Refer to the current ComLine above for planned topic areas of future ComLines. If you have an interesting story of recovery, you can submit your story at, using the topic area ComLine Articles.