Spiritual

May 4, 2020

Coping With the Pandemic

The Big Book was written in the late 1930s when Germany’s land grabs foretold the upcoming World War. That’s the obvious reference for “We try not […]
January 28, 2020

Stream of Life

“Recovery, above all else, is about living and putting goodness into us and into the world about us. We in recovery change the alcoholism delusion for […]
January 28, 2020

Our Own Concept of a Higher Power

All You Need is an Open Mind When we are born, we come into the world untainted and perfectly innocent. From that time on, we are […]
January 28, 2020

Become Willing to Believe

Leads to Release From the Mental Obsession “Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” The Big Book infers that […]
July 24, 2019

Prayers for People

Bill W, July 30, 1950 speaking to 3,000 at the first International Convention, Cleveland, OH. Bill said this and then waffled, suggesting that maybe we could […]
February 27, 2019

God as He May Express Himself

God as We Understand Him Alcoholics Anonymous came into existence in 1935 at a time when much of our society was centered around the churches in […]
July 25, 2018

God As We Understood Him

Very few of today’s two-million-plus AA members claim to possess a satisfying scientific definition of God. However, there exists undeniable evidence that God’s power has released […]
March 28, 2018

Humility Prayer

Lord, I am far too much influenced by what people think of me. Which means that I am always pretending to be either richer or smarter […]
August 23, 2017

Spiritual Simplicity

Tackling the alcohol problem, the wreckage of the past and trying to be spiritual at the same time is a large order in the beginning. Most […]
August 23, 2017

The Unselfish Spirit

Let there be no misunderstanding that our primary purpose is to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. The degree that the individual […]
July 12, 2016
aa spiritual vs religious

The A.A. Program – Spiritual But Never Religious

One of the most common misconceptions about Alcoholics Anonymous is that it is a religious organization. New members especially, confronted with A.A.’s emphasis on recovery from […]
December 1, 2015
Twelve Step Prayers

Twelve Step Prayers

Did you know, before the Big Book was published, the early members of AA studied the Bible? In fact, one of the possible names for AA […]