Suggestible You

A fascinating perspective on how it might work is offered by Erik Vance in his absolutely essential, “Suggestible You - The Curious Science Of Your Brain’s Ability To Deceive, Transform, And Heal.” Mr. Vance was brought up in a Christian Science community. As far as I understand it, Christian Science practitioners use faith alone to heal; no doctors, no Xanax, no exceptions. Right.

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Tradition One

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This will be a regular series that I will be posting on Patreon and for members of our YouTube Channel. If you would like to become a patron of AA Beyond Belief, just visit our Patreon site and sign up for as little as $1.00 per month. These videos will be available to Patrons at all membership levels

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Second Chances

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“... We may feel that we are making up for lost time but we are not; we are making the most out of a second chance...”.

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An Alcoholic’s Guide To Musturbation

Are you a musturbator? Perhaps you have a “friend” who thinks they might suffer from musturbation. Maybe you are just curious about musturbation and would like to know more. Musturbation? Hmm… Does it sound familiar but you can’t quite put your finger on it? Don’t worry, you’re in safe hands.

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The Whole World Sighed

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The past several months I’ve felt captive to ‘what if’s’. What if he wins? What if he loses? What if this happens? What if that happens? I spent my morning on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, doing 3-4 simple tasks that I had planned to do that day no matter what the news.

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Penelope’s Story

This story began forty-five years ago, but to tell it, we need to begin at a more recent point in time in September 2020 when I attended the San Antonio, Mostly Agnostics, A.A., Zoom meeting. I have become a regular attendee because the San Antonians provides an atheist friendly space for the alcoholic.

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I Sit By This Little River

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Rivers are special places in my life. They are a physical setting that I seek for refuge and to find peace - to feel okay when I am not. Rivers serve as an apt and useful metaphor in my life. I’ve written many river poems.

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Mathew’s Step One

Struggling through addiction and sexual abuse is my reality, coming to grips with this reality, and being able to overcome my situation with a meaningful, joy-filled life is my purpose. I began to drink when I turned twelve in hopes to end the shame and hurt from the incest that I endured a few years prior. 

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AA For Agnostics

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This the video of a podcast episode that I recorded with Andy F. an agnostic who got sober in AA and is now writing a book about the experience. Andy has been sober for over 22 years. He currently lives in Thailand but is originally from England. 

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