The Road Less Traveled

Life is difficult

February 12, 2024

By Andy F

Categories: Spirituality

The London fellowship in the early 80’s I first got clean and sober in the early ’80s, on the 15th of May, 1984, to be exact. In those days, London AA was full of eccentric and colorful personalities. There was a much stronger sense of fellowship and camaraderie at meetings, especially in Chelsea and The […]

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Alcoholism: – The disease of perception

The matrix of untreated alcoholism

December 12, 2023

By Andy F

Categories: Untreated Alcoholism

Getting sober in AA I soon found out why I drank after getting sober. Early recovery was awful. I will never forget what my mental and emotional state was like after putting down the alcohol. If I knew how traumatic my new sober life was going to be, I’m not sure I would have ever […]

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Agnostic 12 steps

Agnostic 12 steps

November 26, 2023

By Andy F

Categories: Atheists, agnostics and freethinkers

An agnostic arrives at AA. Although I loved AA from the beginning, I had a bad reaction when I saw the twelve steps. They were hanging on the wall of every meeting. Five of the twelve steps mention God, and the sixth is a higher power. I grew up in care with a foster Mother […]

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