Author: Roger

John’s Recovery: Step Two

AA Step 2:  Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. My Step 2:  Came to the realization I needed to accept guidance from others in order for...

A Long Time Love Affair

By Georgina, The first time I met you, you had me crawl into the rotting trunk of an old tree at Rattlesnake Point. We had gone there with other teens who long left our...

The Role of the Secular AA Board

By Sam E Secular AA Member and Secular AA Inc. Board Chair Mandate and Purpose The mandate (purpose(s) and goal(s)) of the Board is to carry out our mission and vision: Mission Statement:  “Our...

Humanly Possible – Stories of Secular Recovery

In LifeRing, the recovering person — that miraculous, precious, capable human being — is considered the protagonist of their own recovery. Review by life-j LifeRing just put out a new book, Humanly Possible, so...

John’s Recovery: Step One

AA Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol-that our lives had become unmanageable. My Step 1: Came to the realization that alcohol consumption had severely impeded my ability to accomplish every one...

An Inspiring SOAAR

By John S On September 7, 2019, I attended the second biennial Secular Ontario AA Roundup (SOAAR) held at the First Unitarian Church in Hamilton. Having now been home for a week, I’ve had...

Staying Sober Without God

Recovering Without God

Staying Sober Without God Chapter Three: Recovering Without God What is Recovery? Before we start getting into the secular approach to recovery, it’s probably a good idea to talk about what the term “recovery”...

The Common Sense of Drinking and Alcoholics Anonymous

An alcoholic should always realize that he himself does the actual work which produces the actual cure… The Common Sense of Drinking By Charlie M. I find it unlikely that Bill Wilson or other...

God or no God in AA?

We have an intriguing – and important – survey for you today. It has been put together by our friend, Zach, who has created this survey – about religion and AA – as part...