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From the February 2019 magazine.

Many powers greater than me

Although she’s unsure, she just keeps praying. Something seems to be working

Step two: Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

When I came into AA, I was a nonbeliever, or so I thought. I struggled all my life with the concept of God. I believe in the existence of God so I know I’m not an atheist. I know from my own experiences that the existence of God is knowable so I’m not agnostic either. I’m not sure what I am … and I’m not sure it really matters. But I knew I needed a Higher Power to work the Steps and stay sober. 

-- Judy E.

Orland Park, Illinois

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