Rick, you shouldn't feel bad for not believing in God. I wouldn't call myself atheist, but I don't really believe in God either.
I actually just found out I'm agnostic, or at least this week.
Thank you Rick for posting this. Last night I read it and blew it off because I didn't understand. I was too quick to judge, just like so many people out there. Today, I came back and read what everyone said and some of the hate letters that have been written (not many though, I can't stomach it). It took reading all of it to realize that it's just like any other kind of discrimination.
I don't think I ever discriminated again atheists, but I have been discriminated against for it.
I thank you for sharing your heartfelt feelings about this topic and being part of Soulforce. I am grateful for the diversity of out discussions.
Love you Rick! Just the way you are!