It has taken over 60 years, but I finally realized that I no longer believed in God.  An unusual aspect of my "awakening" was that it was the result of writing a book "God's Gifts To Us All."  I made a YouTube video of my journey at:

I joined Think Atheist to share my story and see if others had a similar experience.

I would value any coaching how I might share my experience with others who may not as yet feel they are ready to break away from traditional religious dogma. - Thanks!

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Comment by Belle Rose on March 13, 2016 at 4:04am
Thank you for sharing! And welcome!
Comment by Tor Hershman on March 13, 2016 at 11:38am

As a geezer myself, I'd suggest a condensed version of your tale.

Heck, I wouldn't listen to myself for thirty minutes.

Comment by proudAthiest on March 13, 2016 at 3:49pm

Welcome to thinkatheist, we hope to hear more from you! 

Comment by W1NT3R5 on March 16, 2016 at 9:29pm

I realized it at 20. I was praying daily for the end of world hunger (even offering myself up, and I quote myself: "God, you can kill me in the worst way possible, just please make sure your kids aren't starving to death by the boatload.") and child molestation (I was never a victim, but we have all met many). 

And whaddya know, nothing ever changed. 


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