Tagged: meetings

Closet Door

Coming Out Atheist in Conventional AA

By John H. Washington DC We Agnostics Group One of the more difficult challenges facing a non-believing member of Alcoholics Anonymous is in how to approach the fact of one’s non-belief in a conventional...

Anon

Al-Anon Agnostica

By Lisa M. Hi, my name is Lisa and I am not an alcoholic. I am, however, the daughter, the ex-wife and the mother of alcoholics. I was raised in a house with a father...

To Thine Own

AA Without the God?

Is believing in a higher power an essential component of the recovery process? By David Sack, M.D. Published on December 10, 2014 in Where Science Meets the Steps (Psychology Today) It’s a comment I’ve heard...

Horizon of Hope

First AA Meetings

By Thomas B. A couple of years ago, my wife Jill and I were visiting my daughters and grandkids in Frederick, Maryland. We found an open Big Book meeting listed on the Internet at...

Paths in blue

We Tread Innumerable Paths

By June L. El Granada, California. Copyright © The AA Grapevine, Inc. Published in November 1996. Desperation, and insistence by my estranged husband forced me to call AA nearly twenty-six years ago. I had misgivings...

Halifax

The Only Requirement Group

The fifth AA agnostic group in Canada is now holding regular meetings in Halifax, Nova Scotia. (There are three groups in Toronto and one in Montreal.) One of its founding members shares the experience,...