Higher power meaning – for unbelievers

March 11, 2024

By Andy F

Categories: Higher Power

Dear friends Recently, and by chance, I ran into a fellow twelve-stepper on social media. His name is Duncan M., and he’s from Australia. I was fascinated by his non-theistic understanding of spirituality and a higher power. Duncan feels so passionate about the efficacy of his non-God-centered approach to spirituality that he created a community […]

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What is a higher power?

Higher Power

April 16, 2023

By Andy F

Categories: Higher Power

The God of my childhood In childhood, I had negative experiences with my primary caregivers. My foster Mother was a very religious woman. As I was growing up, all I experienced in that family was rejection and shaming. God’s love was nowhere to be seen. When I was ten years old, my Mother sent me […]

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What is a higher power in AA?

August 31, 2021

By Andy F

Categories: Higher Power

AA – A successful rehabilitation for alcoholics Alcoholics Anonymous is, without a doubt, the most successful recovery program in the world for problem drinkers. “This is what the 2020 Cochrane meta-analysis of Alcoholics Anonymous reports. Based on randomized trials, AA-oriented therapies have a 42% abstinent rate one year after treatment.” Wikipedia  Is AA a religion? […]

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