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Agnostic in the Lifeboat

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The first thing I ever identified with in the Big Book was the chapter “We Agnostics” (Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th ed., pp. 44–57). I loved everything about it and still do. I love that the title says “We.” I love how the chapter is compassionate and understanding and does not talk down to anyone. When I first read it, I felt seen and respected, no matter what my spiritual background was or was not. I followed that chapter literally, and “We Agnostics” became a guide for me on how to find a Higher Power and learn to create a relationship with that Power. At

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