The questions below offer ways to begin—or continue—group inventory or discussion
focused on this Tradition.
1. How do we understand the phrase “NA, as such”? How does our group’s understanding
of “NA, as such” affect our actions or decisions as a group?
2. As a group, which aspects of our work together are organized, and which happen
organically? Do we engage in any planning? Are our planning practices adequate for our
3. How do we understand the roles of our trusted servants? Do we have positions for most
tasks, or are they completed in a more informal manner?
4. Which of our trusted servants help us to stay connected to the larger NA community?
How does this connection help to provide communication and accountability?
5. Why have we created boards or committees? How do we practice responsibility for the
boards or committees we create?
6. How does this Tradition help us understand anonymity? How does anonymity help us
understand this Tradition? How do we practice anonymity in terms of this Tradition?
7. Discuss any bridges between this Tradition and other Traditions. What do these bridges
teach us about our group?
8. What more can we do to bring the principles of this Tradition into our group efforts?
What could we do differently to better fulfill our primary purpose?