First days of sobriety

First days of sobriety

May 14, 2024

By Andy F

Categories: Untreated Alcoholism

A welcome break Dear Friends I hope you are all well and happy. This blog will be the last one I write for a while. For health reasons, I have decided to take a break and travel. I need to rejuvenate my mind and body and will be heading into the beauty of nature. I […]

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The disease of alcoholism – A member’s interpretation

Ego and true self

April 22, 2024

By Andy F

Categories: The disease concept of alcoholism

A cynical newcomer arrives in AA A short blog about how I came to understand alcoholism, presented in AA as an illness: It has been a long and sometimes difficult journey to sobriety as an agnostic: the complete autobiographical account of my battle with addiction is in my book The Twelve Steps for Agnostics. It […]

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Step 8

Out of the darkness

March 31, 2024

By Andy F

Categories: The twelve steps

Step eight for an agnostic Unquestionably, step 8 was a complete game-changer in my recovery. Despite being an agnostic, I can honestly say that the method I was shown was instrumental in experiencing a non-God-centered spiritual awakening. You may wonder if an agnostic can even have a spiritual experience. If you read to the end […]

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