Foreword – Do Tell!

Do Tell Front Cover 300

Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA was published a week ago. The book shares the stories of the “experience, strength and hope” of 15 women and 15 men in recovery in AA, none of whom “came to believe” that an interventionist deity was responsible for their sobriety. Today we are featuring … Continue reading

Back to Basics and other threats to AA

Grace of God

Snake Oil: Something that is sold as medicine but that is not really useful or helpful in any way. Webster’s Online By John H. Washington DC We Agnostics Group There are few people as psychologically vulnerable as newly recovering alcoholics. They may be subject to all forms of misdirection and … Continue reading

A Changing Landscape

Landscape

By Joe C. Rebellion Dogs Publishing Once again the Pew Research group shows that the fastest growing choice for survey respondents to the question of religion is “None.” And the future is none – the largest number of irreligious are the youth. Eleven per cent of Silent Generation (AA founders) … Continue reading

A Tribute to Ernie Kurtz

Ernie Kurtz

By Roger C. Ernie Kurtz died on January 19 of this year at the age of 79. A memorial service was held for him on April 22 at Dawn Farm, a rehab facility, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. * * * Ernie is most well known as the author of Not-God: … Continue reading

Anne Smith

Anne Ripley Smith

For some reason, we alcoholics seem to have the gift of picking out the world’s finest women. Dr. Bob Smith By bob k “In 1898, Anne Robinson Ripley was spending a holiday with a college friend in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, where she met Robert Holbrook Smith…. She was small in … Continue reading

Share Magazine

Share

Share is the official magazine of Alcoholics Anonymous in England and Wales, and is published monthly. Its thirty six pages are a source of sober views and ideas on the world-wide fellowship and its programme of recovery from alcoholism. Each edition focuses on a Step and Tradition as well as … Continue reading

PRAASA 2015

PRAASA

The purpose of the Pacific Region AA Service Assembly (PRAASA) is to develop a greater unity among the AA members, groups and Areas of the Pacific Region (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington), to encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences; and to provide an opportunity … Continue reading