AA Agnostica Blog

The Big Book: An Updated Chapter 4

What if the fourth chapter of the Big Book, “We Agnostics”, had actually been written by atheists and agnostics? By John S Originally published in September, 2014 on Secular AA Kansas City Introduction I...

Carrying the Message to the Nonbeliever

Chapter 1 Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA By Nell Z. “The first time I came into an AA meeting, I felt right at home.” I have heard this shared at...

Recognizing 15 Years of Sobriety

By David Bohl Originally Posted on the author’s website on August 22, 2020 Today I celebrate an anniversary of 15 years of sobriety from alcohol. I cannot state any revelations at this milestone, except...

A Soul Sighting

By Dale K. I’m not talking about the soul they say will never die and go to Heaven to be reunited with the dear departed. No, I’m talking about the kind that Billy Joel...

What is a person’s best self?

By Lisa M. Najavits, PhD What is a person’s best self? There are different possible versions of you, and life experiences can bring out better or worse versions. Addiction brings out worse versions. So...

Questions & Answers – AA Agnostica

 The creator of the Polish website Agnostics and Atheists in AA recently asked me a number of questions. Here are the questions and my answers. By Roger C How long have you been in...

An Academic Analysis of Do Tell!

In 2018 a scholar based his doctoral dissertation, “Experiences of Atheists and Agnostics in Alcoholics Anonymous”, on the book Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA, published in 2015. Last month Brent...

An Agnostic and Mainstream AA

By Brendan O’K “All people must necessarily rally to the call of their own particular convictions and we of AA are no exception,” said Bill Wilson. One of my strong convictions is agnosticism, the...

The Labyrinth Facilitator

The Labyrinth represents a life’s journey. When I walked a labyrinth for the first time, I realized that I wasn’t lost, I had made no mistakes, for a labyrinth has no dead ends, just...