John Huey

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John H. is one of the founding members of the We Agnostics group in Washington, DC that has been meeting continuously for over 27 years.

After a career of worldwide travels that involved stints residing overseas John now lives with his wife in Bethesda, MD.

Other articles by John H:

History of the DC We Agnostics AA Group, WAAFT Central, June 27 2015

Back to Basics and Other Threats to AA, AA Agnostica, May 17, 2015

The Importance of Diversity, AA Agnosticsa April 5, 2015

Coming out as an Atheist in Conventional AA, AA Agnostica, March 1 2015

Meetings

Meetings

My earliest experiences in recovery started the same way that most of these journeys begin, at a meeting.

Going down a short flight of stairs into a very large church basement with smoke thickened air (it was, after all, early 1987 when there were still smoke-filled rooms) and seeing an old DC drinking buddy at the bottom of those…

The Secular Alcoholic and The Moment of Decision

The Secular Alcoholic and The Moment of Decision

In Secular Recovery it can become possible, while never completely losing sight of it, to relegate our primary purpose to a secondary position while debating the future of the organization…

Widening the Gateway Regional Conference

Widening the Gateway Regional Conference

I was most pleased that my schedule and some professional matters came together in a way that allowed me to attend the Widening the Gateway regional conference for secular AA members in Olympia WA on January 16. There were 70 very engaged members of the fellowship there which was more than double the 30 members the organizers had originally anticipated…

The Myth of the Angry Atheist

The Myth of the Angry Atheist

Most myths and stereotypes have a least some basis in reality and it is clear, even to the casual observer, that some portion of self-identified atheists (including this one) exhibit what can be misidentified, on the surface, as an aggressive, superior attitude…