April 2011: I, agnostic
From the April 2011 Grapevine Magazine
The journey toward a Higher Power comes quickly for some, slower for others
"I started praying to the trees and faked it with my sponsor, saying I had done Steps Two and Three."
I do not intend to offend those who believe in a God or have spiritual faith in a “Higher Power.” I believe that most religions or faiths are good if their principles are love, compassion and comfort, encourage personal positive growth, and are not used incorrectly to harm or distress others.
As of Aug 1st, 2010, I have been sober for one year. I am a 57-year-old white male who leans more on the Atheist side of the fence, but since Chapter Four in the Big Book is titled “We Agnostics,” I will refer to myself as an Agnostic. Personally, I don’t believe in a God or a... Login to read more
Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe.
Get a dose of Higher Power here
December 2013: Where the ducks swim
They've experienced it all ... sober
December 2013: You won’t find rainbows in the bottom of a glass
New to AA? Find sober support
December 2013: Blowing in the wind
Giving it away to keep it
December 2013: Flight from Omaha
- Personal Stories
AA's tales of recovery
December 2013: Christmas in a bar
- Twelve Steps
AA's blueprint for sobriety
December 2013: Late night at the drive-thru