Author: Roger

The Wave of Religiosity

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-Eight. Originally posted in October 2018. Poland is considered to be a religious, Catholic country. Nevertheless, the nonreligious movement in AA is growing. By Witek D. A few years ago,...

Road to recovery

Life in Recovery from Addiction in Canada

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-Seven. Originally posted in January 2018. This article is written by two authors: Rand Teed, a Canadian Certified Addiction Counselor, and William L. White, with a Master’s Degree in Addiction...

A History III

An Agnostic in AA

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-Six. Originally posted in April 2017. The struggle with “traditional” AA. By Roger C I went to my first AA meeting when I was in rehab back in 2010. It...

Toronto's City Hall

Beyond Belief Agnostics and Freethinkers

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-Five. Originally posted in March 2017. In January of 2017 secular AA groups booted out by the Greater Toronto Area Intergroup were invited back in by the Intergroup. This candid...

A History of Special Interest Groups in AA

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-Three. Originally posted in December 2016. “Special interest groups were controversial for many years in AA.” By Deirdre S. I’m Deirdre S., a cross-addicted alcoholic. To prepare to talk to...

How It Works

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-Two. Today’s article consists of two modern versions of “How It Works”. The first was originally posted in August 2015 and the second was posted in September 2016. AA needs...

Denis Featured II

In Memory of Denis

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-One. Originally posted in May 2016. Denis started the first agnostic AA meeting in the city of Vancouver. By Dan V. Today I write with a heavy heart and with...

Austin

The Secular AA 2016 Austin Convention

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Twenty-Nine. The second of the three international secular AA conferences. Originally posted in November 2016. “Our secular movement has… given me a new life, a new group of people with...

The Impossible Becomes Possible

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Twenty-Eight. The first of the three international secular AA conferences. Originally posted in December 2014. Consistent with its theme of Many Paths to Recovery the conference was stunningly rich and...

Modern 12 Step Recovery

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Twenty-Seven. The last of seven consecutive book reviews. Originally posted in April 2021. A contemporary understanding of addiction and recovery. A Review by John B. Maybe you can’t teach an...

The Little Book – Second Edition

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Twenty-Six. The sixth of seven consecutive book reviews. Originally posted in January 2021. There are many versions of the 12-Step program of recovery. In fact, there are as many versions...

An Academic Analysis of Do Tell!

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Twenty-Five. The fifth of seven consecutive book reviews. Originally posted in August 2020. The recovery of the thirty authors (15 women and 15 men) in the book Do Tell! had...