Tagged: change

John’s Recovery: Step One

AA Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol-that our lives had become unmanageable. My Step 1: Came to the realization that alcohol consumption had severely impeded my ability to accomplish every one...

Staying Sober Without God

Recovering Without God

Staying Sober Without God Chapter Three: Recovering Without God What is Recovery? Before we start getting into the secular approach to recovery, it’s probably a good idea to talk about what the term “recovery”...

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The “God” Word

An Atheist’s Experience in AA My name is Paul, and I am an alcoholic. I am an atheist. I believe there probably is no God. I cannot prove there is no God, because it...

Atheists Beings

Atheists and Agnostics Step Into The Light in AA

“The continuing use of the Lord’s Prayer in a group that tries to tell people it is ‘spiritual not religious’ is why words like ‘hypocrisy’ were invented.” By Dillon Murphy Published on October 16,...

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The Therapeutic Value of the Group

By Steve K. The Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group is a fundamental “mechanism of change” in recovery from alcoholism with respect to providing its members with a supportive social network that promotes sobriety. Participation in...

Rotation

The Spirit of Rotation

By Roger C. Dear readers – it’s time for a change. As of today, AA Agnostica will no longer be posting original articles every Sunday. It’s a change that is a transition. It is...

How It Works

A New “How It Works”

By John S. Writing the book Alcoholics Anonymous, what we today call the Big Book, was a moment of genius and creativity. I can just imagine the excitement in the room when Bill read...

Seasons

Never Fear Needed Change

By Joe  C. As the Christian calendar rolled over to 2012, another AA member asked me why I thought AA was no longer growing. Like me, he remembers the 1970s and 1980s when perpetual...