A higher purpose

Purpose

By Wayne M. I am an alcoholic and have been sober for over nine years. I am also an agnostic/atheist who attends AA on a regular basis. Many people have asked how I as an agnostic can stay sober in AA even though I reject one of the fundamental premises … Continue reading

Spirituality for a Non-Believer

By Ed S. My parents sent us three children to Catholic school. After twelve years of attending Catholic schools, first grade through high school, I went away to college and began to question my beliefs. One of the best things I learned at The University of California was to think and … Continue reading

Without a Higher Power

Grapevine AA

The AA Grapevine, in its January 2010 issue, published this article by Greg H., from San Diego, California. One Size does not fit all for this atheist in recovery This atheist “walked into our midst,” and stayed. At the age of 52, I attended my very first AA meeting on … Continue reading

Quadrants of Knowledge

Step 3

By Joe C. “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes … Continue reading

Father of We Agnostics Dies

Charlie I

Charlie P. was the co-founder of the first AA meeting ever to be called “We Agnostics” in Los Angeles, California, in 1980. He achieved another first when, in 2001, he launched another “We Agnostics” meeting, this time in Austin, Texas. By Shawn M. I learned tonight that my AA sponsor, Charlie P, … Continue reading