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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Big Book ‘Thumpers’

Extremism

August 8, 2023

By Andy F

Categories: Atheists, agnostics and freethinkers

Can you remain sober and happy in AA as an atheist or agnostic? Dear friends  My first book, The Twelve Steps for Agnostics, was published on Amazon on the 21st of August, 2021. The positive comments and reviews from secular AA members have been encouraging and heartwarming. I am very grateful to report that atheists, […]

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A Truth Seeker in Recovery

New Age Truth Seeker

March 4, 2023

By Andy F

Categories: Atheists, agnostics and freethinkers

An inconvenient truth For many alcoholics who come to AA, a sometimes tricky truth awaits them at their first meeting. A relationship with God or a higher power is considered a central requirement to get over drinking. Moreover, newcomers soon learn that AA views alcoholism as an illness; progressive, incurable, and fatal. “Continue to speak […]

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