A Fellowship of the Religious?

Back to Basics

By Thomas B. Prologue Recently at an AA meeting I became aware of something which in my previous 40 plus years of continuous recovery, I had missed. On page 164 of the Big Book, AA is described by Bill as a Fellowship of the Spirit, capital F & capital S! A … Continue reading

One’s religion is an outside issue

Father Pete Watters

By Thomas B. Like many folks at AA Agnostica and elsewhere, I’m most disappointed by the decision of the General Service Board and Conference to again not publish the proposed pamphlet, “AA — Spiritual, Not Religious.” I was further dismayed to learn from Roger C.’s article The General Service Conference … Continue reading

God and Diet Pills

African Mango

By Steve B. I have come to believe that God is to sobriety what diet pills are to weight loss. The diet pills I’m referring to are the over the counter supplements you see on non prime time commercials on cable TV or obscure channel infomercials. As a rule, these … Continue reading

The Lord’s Prayer and the Law

The Lords Prayer III

By Roger C. North Americans appear to be getting used to life without the Lord’s Prayer. Many now accept that the recitation in public of a prayer associated with one particular religion is a form of discrimination against those who are not members of that religion or who are not … Continue reading