Prayer Is Asking

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We may ask

for ourselves, however,

if others will be helped.

We are careful

never to pray

for our own selfish ends.”


BB,    p. 87


For the drunk in early recovery prayer

is often a foreign word, an exercise in futility.

The Big Book offers a few prayers that help

those who want to get sober

make their way through the Steps of A. A..

The meetings, the fellowship, a sponsor

also help to guide the recovering soul

through the journey of learning how to pray

in a way that gives one the strength and courage

to stay sober, one day at a time.

For the long timer who has learned to pray,

every thought and every action is a prayer

that seeks to find and do the will

of a loving Higher Power.

Today, pray often.

Recovery is one day at a time.

Sobriety is a blessing from our Higher Power.


ME and the Boss


And, if no one has told you yet today,

God loves you and so do we.







About michael_e

Retired in Florida, God's waiting room. Jack of all trades master of none...when I stop learning you can feed me to the fishes. Becoming a curmudgeon and learning to love it. View all posts by michael_e

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