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LifeRing’s First LBGTQIA+ Meeting

By Bees | January 31, 2021

Come Out and Recover with Us! LifeRing Secular Recovery is proud to introduce a new meeting to our expanding online community: LBGTQIA+ & Friends — “Come Out and Recover” is a safe space for those with varying sexual and/or gender identities to be witnessed, heard, and accepted by a community of supportive and diverse individuals…

Verywell Mind identifies LifeRing as “The Best Secular Group for 2021”

By Bees | January 24, 2021

Verywell Mind identifies LifeRing as “The Best Secular Group for 2021”: How We Chose the Best Online Sobriety Support Groups The best sobriety support groups were chosen based on the history of the company or organization, the variety of resources offered, accessibility to the general public, and focus on a niche aspect of sobriety support.…

“Relapsing Left and Right” – New York Times article

By Bees | January 5, 2021

I came across this article in the Times this morning that talked about the effect of the pandemic on people in recovery. I am always curious to read the comments, and found it troubling that there was no mention of any peer support group other than AA. I am going to post a reply in…

Get back up. Begin again. – Brené Brown

By Bees | January 4, 2021

“To get back up from a fall, to get back up from a setback, to get back up from what we’re in right now, you have to acknowledge that you’re down, that you’ve fallen, made a mistake. You have to be brave enough to acknowledge that you’re hurting, that you’re sad, disappointed, grieving, feeling shame,…

Nobody Left Behind

By The Chief | December 26, 2020

  I cannot thank you enough for being there for me when my world was in flames. I hope this contribution will help at least one more bunny escape the fire.” – Anonymous Donor 2020 I Want To Help! This Season of Giving has brought out the best in so many LifeRingers! Thank you for…

Here’s What I Found under the Seat Cushions!

By The Chief | December 22, 2020

The LifeRing Secular Recovery Community is making a huge impact on this year’s fundraising efforts. If you have already made a donation, thank you! You’re Amazing! If you haven’t had a chance to donate yet, we understand. But we’ll keep the lights on for you and hope you can donate today. Think of it as…

Double Your Impact – LifeRing Matching Gift Fund

By The Chief | December 18, 2020

Double Your Impact – LifeRing Matching Gift Fund   LifeRing cannot do what we do without you! Members and supporters like you have recently donated $6,200 to help us grow in 2021. These generous contributions bring us within reach of our $8,000 year-end goal. You can help us meet this goal and double your impact by…

Fundraising Update and New Challenge

By The Chief | December 4, 2020

Greetings LifeRing Community! We are humbled by the generous response from those of you who donated to LifeRing as part of our annual Day of Giving fundraiser. Here’s an update on where we stand and our new financial goal for the end of 2020. Changes since COVID-19: LifeRing offers a secular method of supporting people…

Give now to support LifeRing Secular Recovery for Giving Tuesday!

By The Chief | November 30, 2020

Dear Friends, Tuesday, December 1, 2020, is Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities around the world. We ask that you consider LifeRing as a possible selection for your donation on Giving Tuesday. LifeRing provides recovery meetings – both in-person and online – led by…

Thanksgiving Reflection

By Bees | November 29, 2020

Thursday was Thanksgiving and my first real dinner party since beginning recovery. We’ve hosted parties for up to 20 people in a 400 square foot diving (dining/living) room, but yesterday was exclusively for besties and their loved ones. This year, my friend’s husband came to house drunk. Not quite passing-out drunk, but a little too…