Author: Roger

Why Bill W. Wrote the 12 Steps Twice

By Susan Cheever Originally posted on April 16, 2012 on The Fix The AA founder penned two versions of the 12 Steps, separated by 15 years and a lifetime of troubles. Their differences will...

The Secular Ontario AA Roundup

Register now! And come with a carpool of friends! By Roger C The second SOAAR will be held in Hamilton. SOAAR? What the heck is that? It stands for Secular Ontario Alcoholics Anonymous Roundup....

Dr Wilson and Mr Hide

By life-j Biographies of Bill Wilson, while not telling us anything which is actually untrue, do tend to look mostly at the Saint Bill, “plus a few problems too hard to overlook”, such as...

Staying Sober Without God

Staying Sober Without God – What is Addiction?

Staying Sober Without God Chapter Two: What is Addiction? Some folk in recovery will have you believe that addiction is a relatively simple thing. It is sometimes referred to as a “two-fold disease,” being...

Many Paths

Evolution of a Secular Meeting

By Ralph B. History The Many Paths to Spirituality meeting was started on Sunday August 28, 2016, in Langley, British Columbia. It was launched by me and Lorrie K. I had picked up a...

About Being Here

Introduction By Roger C. life-j is the author of a book published 12 days ago on Amazon, About Being Here. And he is my friend. We have known each other since early in 2013....

Recovery Is Contagious

A talk given at the NorthEast Treatment Centers (NET) in Philadelphia, PA celebrating its recovery services at its 40th Anniversary, April 14, 2010. By William L White Many of us in this room know...

Women for Sobriety and The New Life Program

By WFS Staff and Volunteers Women for Sobriety is an international abstinence-based recovery organization for women. WFS offers a non-professional, self-help and mutual aid program known as the New Life Program. A fundamental part...

Our Great Responsibility

“How much and how often did we fail?” By Roger C. Bill W spoke at the General Service Conference held in New York City in April, 1965. The Conference theme was “Responsibility To Those...

The Purpose of AA Agnostica

By Roger C This week AA Agnostica turned into an eight year old website! And a dynamic and busy site it truly is: in all, counting today’s post, 522 articles have been published. That’s...

Staying Sober Without God

Staying Sober Without God

Review by Heather C. Staying Sober Without God is an exciting addition to the growing body of literature which approaches sobriety from a non-religious point of view. Author, therapist and former addict Jeffrey Munn...