We do recover – or do we?

December 19, 2022

By Andy F

Categories: Alcoholics Anonymous

The AA message of recovery When newcomers first get sober, they are soon made aware of AA’s message of recovery. What can they expect from the fellowship? Is recovery from alcoholism possible? Any new arrival will want to know if AA works. At their first meeting, they hear other members referring to themselves as ‘recovering’ alcoholics. “My name […]

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Is AA a religion?

Is AA a religion?

August 15, 2022

By Andy F

Categories: Alcoholics Anonymous

The “God” word pamphlet In May 2017, the ‘General Service Conference’ of Alcoholics Anonymous approved and published a pamphlet that was called The “God” word. It was a significant event for all atheists, agnostics, and freethinkers who came to AA to get sober. As mentioned in a previous blog, an AA group in London inspired […]

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The “God” word – AA pamphlet

The "God" word

July 21, 2022

By Andy F

Categories: Alcoholics Anonymous

In the beginning The fellowship was born on June 10th, 1935. On the day that Dr Bob took his last drink. The founding date of Alcoholics Anonymous is Dr. Bob’s first day of sobriety. Unquestionably, AA’s involvement in the Oxford groups heavily influenced the spiritual beliefs of the early members. Bill’s encounter with God at […]

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