In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at the history of the “Big Book” Alcoholics Anonymous. What might seem like a huge subject has been neatly condensed into an easy-to-read summary in this WSO pamphlet. So if you’d like to learn
In this month’s Discover AA post we turn to a small piece of literature that we can find in almost every AA meeting – the Just for Today card.
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at Bill’s 1962 Grapevine article This Matter of Fear.
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at Bill’s 1944 Christmas message containing a timely reminder to find gratitude and to continue to seek God as we each understand it.
This month’s ‘Discover AA’ post highlights the pamphlet ‘AA Members — Medications & Other Drugs’ which offers some common sense ideas and advice.
This post continues our ‘Discover AA’ series. Each month a leaflet, article or short piece of literature is suggested that you might like to consider reading to help improve your knowledge of the AA programme and our history. This month we highlight
This month we put the spotlight on the AA pamphlet, Many Paths to Spirituality. A common misconception about Alcoholics Anonymous is that it is a religious organisation. Since AA groups often rent space in churches, attending an AA meeting in a church hall can often reinforce that impression, and the possibility of hearing a prayer at the end of a meeting can further cement the idea for some. This pamphlet seeks to separate the truth from myth on the matter.
For ‘Discover AA’ this month we have a recording. A recording of Bill himself reading ‘How it Works’. You can listen to it directly from the site, or download it to your device, just use the player on this post.
This month we take a look at an article from The AA Grapevine, God As We Understand Him: The Dilemma of No Faith, written by Bill W. and first published in April 1961.
This month we take a look at the post – ‘A Brief History of AA’. This article provides a brief introduction to some of the major points of early AA history charting our unexpected beginnings and early setbacks.