Tagged: recovery

Ernie Kurtz

A Tribute to Ernie Kurtz

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Fourteen. Originally posted in May 2015. Ernie was interested in, and supportive of, ALL paths to recovery. By Roger C. Ernie Kurtz died on January 19 of this year at...

Faye’s Story

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Two. Originally posted in November 2011. This is the first article posted on AA Agnostica which was written by a woman in recovery. Faye was the co-founder of a “We...

Staying Sober Without God

Staying Sober Without God: Three Years Later

By Jeffrey Munn I started writing Staying Sober Without God in May of 2018. My intention for writing the book was to put my interpretation of the 12 steps into an easy-to-understand, relatively brief...

Anonymity and Recovery Advocacy

By Ray B. MD Hi. I’m Ray, long-timer in addiction recovery and professional educator, disseminating information on the growing body of research evidence supporting recovery management, recovery-oriented care and peer-supported community recovery. I am...

Out of the Closet

By Lisa F. When I first came to AA in 2008, I was much too sick and scared to mind the God idea. Looking back, the AA in my small central California city was...

Take Three Degrees. Add Alcohol.

Chapter 16: Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA Martine R. The decision to stop drinking alcohol, once and for all, is one I shall never regret. I will soon celebrate 13...

Secular People in AA

By John S Back in December, I was contacted by a reporter who wanted me to help him with an article he was writing about secular people in AA. I don’t think he ever...

Sharing my Ramblings

By Russel S. My rock bottom was horrific and resulted in an attempt at suicide. Back then, I hated my life, I hated myself and I wanted to die but as it turns out,...

Modern 12 Step Recovery

A Review by John B. Maybe you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but Glenn Rader has shown us you can give an old program a new look. Using a friendly and factual...

A New Man

Chapter 15: Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA David B. Coming to: What happened? Where am I? Who am I? Most alcoholics are familiar with this feeling: an abyss of loss...

Songs about Recovery

By Roger C The road to recovery can be rough. The detox, the rehab… Even without those, the first few weeks and months without alcohol or drugs can be a challenge. But… Life in...

6 Ways to Create Meaning in Your Life

Published on The Fix What makes life meaningful? Knowing the answer can make a big difference in your personal fulfillment. At Sunshine Coast Health Centre in British Columbia, program director Geoff Thompson and his...

Songs about Addiction

By Roger C Are there any songs about alcoholism or addiction? You bet there are! If you missed last week’s article, and the song “Until You Try”, check it out: Sticking With It. Today...