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Step 12

Step 12 and How to Work a Program

This is two chapters from the pioneering book: The Alternative Twelve Steps: A Secular Guide to Recovery. It was originally written by two women, Martha Cleveland and Arlys G., and published in 1991. As valuable today...

Spiritual Caulk and the Courage to Change

These are the third and fourth chapters of the book: Common Sense Recovery: An Atheist’s Guide to Alcoholics Anonymous by Adam N. Spiritual Caulk and the Great Puppeteer in the Sky One of the...

Steps 8 and 9

This is a chapter from the pioneering book: The Alternative Twelve Steps: A Secular Guide to Recovery. It was originally written by two women, Martha Cleveland and Arlys G., and published in 1991. As valuable today as...

Field of Flowers

Finding Our Way

An agnostic discovers his place in the Fellowship By  Jerry S. Austin, Texas Copyright © The AA Grapevine. Published in October 2012. Reprinted with permission. After being in and around the AA program for more than...

Birds at Feeder

Is There Room Enough in AA?

By J. L. from Oakland, California. Published in the AA Grapevine in October 1987. Copyright ©  AA Grapevine; reprinted with permission. Recently my twenty-eight-year-old son began to recognize his growing problem with alcohol (an episode with...

Fire Line

Let the Wood Burn

Let the wood burn, ladies and gents. It will all be ashes soon. Remember we haven’t done anything wrong, which means we don’t have (anything) to fix. Joe C. By Roger C. Joe C....