From the November 2019 magazine.

Hidden treasure

Meeting locked, sponsor unavailable, angry as hell...what was this newcomer to do? Thank God he loved old books

Although having a Higher Power is a central tenet of AA, there are many among us who often doubt whether such an entity actually exists. We believe in AA and its power to change lives, but somehow we can’t quite accept that there is something out there greater than ourselves. 

I suppose I used to count myself among those individuals. But a few years ago, something happened that shook my non-faith and it involved Grapevine.

-- David H.

Seattle, Washington

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