Category: History – Modern

Les Libres Penseurs

La nécessité de groupes AA laïques au Québec

Le recours à la croyance en une Puissance supérieure est-il la seule voie de rétablissement chez les Alcooliques Anonymes ? Par Guy F Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada Introduction Bonjour, mon nom est Guy F., je...

AA Areas in Canada

The First Secular AA Meeting in Canada

By Michael D. Around 2 or 3 am the morning of my 37th birthday – January 20, 1979 – I was in a serious car accident. Like many other alcoholics, I had reached a...

AA Book

Critique of Chapter 8 – To Wives

By Clara M. Intro Even Big Book Thumpers have a rough time with “To Wives.” In the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, chapter 8 may be the least-thumped, and most skipped, so my first...

Gateway

Blowing the Gate Away

By Tom L. The gates restricting access into AA are being essentially blown away with explosions in recent years of secular literature, meetings, websites and conferences. Detonations in North America and beyond make this...

Elevated Hands

Survey Results – Literature for We Agnostics?

By Roger C Introduction  Should it re-publish “The ‘God” Word” (it has the permission of AA in Britain) here in North America? Should it develop its own pamphlet for and by non-theists in AA?...

Wing

The Secular Wing of AA

By Bill White Originally published on March 2, 2018 on The Selected Papers of William L. White AA is so decentralized that in a very real sense, there really is no such single entity...

Road to recovery

Life in Recovery from Addiction in Canada

Without sobriety, I have zero quality of life. I became a liability to society. I now love myself and have compassion for others. I’m honest and dependable. I respect myself and am respected. I...

Karma

The Karma of Recovery

By Bill White Originally published on December 8, 2017 on Selected Papers of William L. White The concept of karma holds that one’s fate in this life or future lives is not a random...

FAQ

How to Start A Secular AA Meeting – FAQ

 Frequently Asked Questions  By Roger C. Those who choose to start a secular AA meeting have to make a few decisions. Some of these are the same decisions as those faced by any AA...