Episode 104: Sober Speak with John M.

Episode 104: Sober Speak with John M.

Today’s episode features a conversation with John M. from the Sober Speak podcast. John is coming up on 30 years of sobriety this year and has posted 52 episodes of his wonderful recovery podcast. Our conversation shows how two AA’s one a believer and another an atheist can find common ground through shared experience.  Topics covered in this…

Secular AA Panel at Manitoba’s Keystone Conference

Secular AA Panel at Manitoba’s Keystone Conference

Listen to Cathy, Colin, Glen and Doreen share their experience as secular members of AA at the 2018 Keystone Conference held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 2018 marked 74 years of Alcoholics Anonymous in Manitoba. This was the first Keystone Conference to feature a panel of agnostics, atheists and freethinkers in AA…

Katie M. at ICSAA 2018

Katie M. at ICSAA 2018

Katie M., originally from Ireland and now residing in Belgium, was one of the Friday night Fellowship Speakers at the International Conference of Secular AA held in Toronto, Ontario from August 24-26, 2018…

Christmas Break

Christmas Break

AA Beyond Belief wishes its subscribers a sober, fun and uncomplicated Holiday.  We will be on winter break for a few weeks. We will post a podcast on Christmas Day, and then resume podcasts and articles on January 14th…

Reflections at One Year by Martha M. and DYSfunction, by Chloe D.

Reflections at One Year by Martha M. and DYSfunction, by Chloe D.

Our first feature today is Martha M.’s reflection on her one-year anniversary.  Our second feature is a poem by Chloe D. who is an Al-Anon member and subscriber to the website.  We are learning that more Al-Anon folks are following us who appreciate our secular focus.   Since these two pieces are sharing a comments section, please…

Episode 39: Reflections on WAAFT IAAC

Episode 39: Reflections on WAAFT IAAC

This podcast episode was recorded shortly after returning from the We Agnostics, Atheists and Freethinkers International AA Convention that was held in Austin, Texas from November 11-13th. Included in the discussion is Benn B., from Lincoln, Nebraska and my co-host on AA Beyond Belief, Vic L., from New York, New York and a past board member of WAAFT…