There are many sayings in AA and it is very interesting to learn about the genesis of them.
Today signs that read “Easy Does It,” along with
- “One Day at a Time”
- “First Things First”
- “Live and Let Live”
- “Think, Think, Think”
The early members of what would become Alcoholics Anonymous* who lived in New York attended Fox’s meetings on Wednesday nights. Emmet Fox held his Wednesday meetings and Saturday services in the largest rentable public venues available in New York, the ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria, the Hippodrome, Steinway Hall even Madison Square Garden as attendance grew continuing right up to the beginning of World War II when large gatherings were suspended.