I am a member of OA who is successfully working the program, and I am an atheist, or maybe an agnostic, but I’m not concerned with the label. I consider myself a spiritual person, but I do not have a Higher Power to whom I pray. I have been in OA for twenty-eight years. My current abstinence is six years. I am maintaining a 50-pound (23-kg) weight loss. I practice all the Tools. I attend several meetings a week. I sponsor and am sponsored. When I first came to OA, I had a Higher Power whom I prayed to and

To continue reading this story, subscribe or log in below. For US$23, subscribers get one year of access to new Lifeline stories published ten times per year, plus our complete archive of hundreds of stories published since January 2016.

Existing Users Log In
   
New User Registration
*Required field
  • Port of Call

    My spiritual journey in OA started like a ship in a sea of confusion. How could I understa…
  • Rediscovery and Realizations

    There are so many things I am grateful for in my recovery. Here are a few: First and forem…
  • Knock, Knock

    I went to my first OA meeting many years ago. I already knew someone, so it wasn’t too sca…
Load More Related Articles
  • Season’s Greetings from Program

    Happy, joyous, and free is what we can be in this Twelve Step program. Attitude change—the…
  • Double Duty

    I was a member of Central Florida Intergroup, serving on CFI’s Public Information/Professi…
  • Time for Twelfth Step Within

    In the “Kingdom of OA,” December 12 is officially Twelfth Step Within Day. We members of R…
Load More By admin
  • Port of Call

    My spiritual journey in OA started like a ship in a sea of confusion. How could I understa…
  • Knock, Knock

    I went to my first OA meeting many years ago. I already knew someone, so it wasn’t too sca…
  • Getting Warmer

    I came into program uncomfortable with the concepts of belief and faith. I preferred facts…
Load More In Atheists & Agnostics
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Season’s Greetings from Program

Happy, joyous, and free is what we can be in this Twelve Step program. Attitude change—the…