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Sober Meditations

Welcome to Sober Meditations!

Some possible uses of Sober Meditations are:

  • Alcohol Recovery Contemplative Meditations
  • Meditation Meetings
  • Recovery Topic Study
  • Meeting Discussion Topics
  • Education on the Steps
  • Education on a Number of Other Recovery-related Topics

Sober Meditations is a 100% FREE app. Sober Meditations are recorded by recovering alcoholics that share what they have experienced in a contemplative meditation format, one thought at a time.

Over 400 meditations are available with 9 meditations on each step plus many more topics. More topics are being added every month.  

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Are you interested in participating in Sober Meditations? We have just begun and are looking for recovering alcoholics that want to share their experience, strength, and hope. Please email for more information!

Feb 13, 2020

One of the cornerstones of Alcoholics Anonymous' effectiveness is the freedom it offers to choose your own conception of a Higher Power. The phrase "God as we understood Him" is an invitation to discover a personal relationship with your connection to Divine Mystery. It's a lifelong journey in my opinion. Once we've begun to "come to believe", we're encouraged to turn our will and life over to the care of our Higher Power.
The subject of God's Will is referenced directly in Steps 3 and 11. What does that mean? It's another individual invitation to inquire within and discover your own ever-evolving idea of understanding. My hope with this meditation is to offer my own experience along with a personal story and some questions for reflection that help you grow in recovery. 
Practicing these steps with a willingness to be "an instrument of Thy peace" as the prayer of St Francis says - has been worth the effort. Today I've transitioned my perspective from "God's Will" as instructions or directions to a notion of "God's Desire" for me to grow into my best self through simple loving living. The choice is always mine and I imagine God as the ultimate Friend.
Thanks for meditating with me.

Matt Kelly is an aspiring mystic and meditation teacher in long term recovery (since 1983). His website is a source  of meditation tools for all who desire to improve their ability to create peace of mind. 
Matt and his beautiful wife Ada live in the Midwest with their two dogs Joe and Gabe. Together they practice a lifestyle of daily conscious contact with Divine Mystery (aka “God as we experience Him”). He can be reached at