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Response to fujiyama (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 12:51 AM

19. Seems to me

 

That you are omitting part of that ,it is stated a higher power "God As We Understand Him" doesn't have to be the god of the bible, never mentions religion at all...took me a while to get that myself but 28 years later my higher power still works, better to fake it than stay drunk. In most of my experiences around the tables the ones put off by the so called religious side are looking for a reason to fail rather than a way to succeed. I am an avowed atheist actually but since I could admit that alcohol was a higher power for me, I needed something that was higher and stronger, the people of AA are plenty powerful enough to do the job, so go to meetings and find a way to stay sober and clean. Put as much efort into staying sober as you put into staying drunk and take the helping hands found at every AA meeting.

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