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The Bowl Refilled

He had to give up knowing all the answers to get sober

I'm 66 years old and am six years sober. These have been the finest, most rewarding years of my life. I believe I was born an alcoholic.

As an agnostic, the question often posed to me is, "How can you work the Twelve Steps if you don't believe in a God of your understanding?" I know I don't know if there is a "divine being" whose name is God. Who am I to say if there is? Who am I to say there isn't? Many don't know what agnosticism is. They assume it's an anti-God sentiment. Just as there are assumptions and opinions about agnosticism, there are plenty of assumptions and opinions floating around about different religions. Very few are close to the truth, many are way out there.

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