todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful
for the concept behind "as we understood Him". I think those are the most important words in 12-step recovery. Without them, I would not be alive today. I would not have kept coming back if you guys had forced me to accept the God of my upbringing. But you gave me the freedom to form my own concept of a Higher Power, one that evolves each day I stay sober.
that I'm pretty sure I'll remain sober as long as I keep a relatively close contact with my Higher Power
that as long as I remain sober, I can continue my recovery from alcoholic drinking and thinking
to be more open-minded to new ideas
Letting go doesn't mean giving up... it means moving on.