Tagged: book

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...

Twelve Featured

Twelve Secular Steps: An Addiction Recovery Guide

By Chris G. This short book (117 pages) by Bill W., no relation to THE Bill W., is a very timely addition to secular addiction literature for several reasons. First of all, it recognises...

One Big Tent

Review by Thomas B. A most auspicious event took place during the opening Panel of the recent third Biennial International Secular AA Conference that took place during August 24 through 26 in Toronto, Canada...

Everyone's an addict

Everyone’s an Addict

By Vince Hawkins My latest book, Everyone’s an Addict, is many things. It might be seen as a good cop/bad cop approach to treating addiction in the sense that it is spiritual and comforting...

Design for Living

By Alex M. Author of Design for Living: Daily Meditations on the 12 Steps of A.A. for Atheists and Agnostics The first two paragraphs of “We Agnostics” say that being alcoholic I have an...

Books

Each Breath a Gift – Review

By Jan A. Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question. ~ ee cummings The first quote is used as the tag line after Thomas’ signature in his emails. I always want to respond...

A History V

Review: A History of Agnostics in AA

By Robin R. A History of Agnostics in AA is a timely book that should be read by all AA members, nonbelievers and believers.  It accurately portrays the experience and the history of agnostics...

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The Daily Reflections

By life-j This is not the first time you may have heard me being down on the Daily Reflections, and it won’t be the last, but I’m going to approach it a bit more...

Social World

The Social World of Alcoholics Anonymous

Reviewed by Nigel S. I would like to begin by stating the obvious. I have no credentials to shake at the content on this book, only an admission that I am an alcoholic with short...

Carrying the Message to the Nonbeliever

Chapter 1 Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA By Nell Z. “The first time I came into an AA meeting, I felt right at home.” I have heard this shared at...

No

No Grapevine Book for Atheists in AA

By Roger C. I want to share with you two letters, with a document in the middle of the two letters. The first letter was written to the Grapevine and to the AA General Service Office and...

Common Sense Recovery

Common Sense Recovery

Foreword to Common Sense Recovery: An Atheist’s Guide to Alcoholics Anonymous, Second Edition By Reverend Ward Ewing From the beginning there has been tension around theism in AA. The connection with the Oxford Group...

An Atheist

Another Atheist In Recovery

Reviewed by Christopher G. If you are new or old in recovery and you have old ideas that aren’t working anymore, you may find, like me, that when you get rid of an old...