Bill W.’s grandfather was a drunk. Grandfather Wilson, an innkeeper, had had alcohol turn against him. “One Sunday morning in despair he climbed to the top of Mount Aeolus and beseeched God to help him. He saw a blinding light and felt a great wind, and rushed down to interrupt the service at the Congregational […]
Bill Wilson wrote the Twelve Steps in December 1938 in the space of one night. Bill reports, “I was greatly pleased with what I had written”1 and he was unprepared for the response he got when he read his steps to the young New York group. “The ‘liberals’ were appalled and said so.”2 The ‘radicals,’ […]
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One Big Tent: Atheist and agnostic AA members share their experience strength and hope, published in September of 2018, is available for purchase now from AA Grapevine! Click on the below image too read more about it. Buy It Now on the Grapevine website.
Stony Brook Freethinkers hosted two workshops at the 2018 Share-A-Thon this past October. Both workshops were well attended, and the feedback received has been overwhelmingly positive. Click here for the workshop handout.
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With a leap of areligious imagination, Dale K., author of A Secular Sobriety – including a secular version of the first 164 pages of the Big Book, has shared his story of secular recovery in AA and rewritten the first 164 pages of the Big Book from a non-religious, secular point of view. Check out […]
The first secular AA meeting specifically for atheists and agnostics was held in Chicago. Quad A began meeting in 1975, and is still going strong today! Visit their website and read what the Chicago Tribune had to say about this groundbreaking group. Quad-A is the most common reference for group meetings attended mostly by atheists, agnostics, and […]
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Question: Does AA need a new pamphlet for atheist and agnostic members? The Delegate’s 2018 Questionnaire Our Delegate, John W, has selected 8 Questions from the General Service Conference’s full agenda. These items are ones he most wants our Area’s conscience on. Question 4 is of particular interest to our group members: Consider request for […]