God on Every Page

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The first issue of the AA Grapevine was published in June of 1944. This year, in October, for the first time ever an issue was devoted to the stories of atheists and agnostic members of AA. Here is the introductory welcome by the editor of the Grapevine: This month, our … Continue reading

Open-Minded

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by life-j. Copyright © AA Grapevine (October, 2016) I got sober, initially on my own, on February 20, 1988. But I realized after a couple of months that it would only be a matter of time before I would drink again if I didn’t get some help, and since I … Continue reading

Listening for the Reality

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This article was printed in the AA Grapevine in 1991. That’s a long time ago, and yet it still resonates today. That definitely makes it a sign of an unresolved problem within our Fellowship. By Anonymous When the twelfth stepper who took me to my first meeting arrived, I told her … Continue reading

Out of the Closet

Out Of The Closet

An atheist shares about her long sober journey in Alcoholics Anonymous By Anonymous Published online by the AA Grapevine in March 2015. It’s 8:35 p.m. on Saturday and the speaker has just suggested the topic “How God works in your life.” I settle back in my seat, preparing myself to be … Continue reading

No Grapevine Book for Atheists in AA

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By Roger C. I want to share with you two letters, with a document in the middle of the two letters. The first letter was written to the Grapevine and to the AA General Service Office and mailed in early January. This letter was a follow-up to many things: some 40 articles by … Continue reading

From Believer to Non-Believer

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At around 8 years sober, he redefined his Higher Power By Bob S., Louisville, Ky. My journey in AA began in 1985 and I have been sober ever since. In the beginning, I wanted sobriety because I had hit an emotional bottom. I was very willing to accept the program … Continue reading