Step Two is: “Came to believe that a Power greater
than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” Step Three
is: “Made a decision to turn our will and our lives
over to the care of God as we understood Him.” Step
Eleven is: “Sought through prayer and meditation to
improve our conscious contact with God, as we understood
Him, praying only for the knowledge of His will for us
and the power to carry that out.” The fundamental basis
of A.A. is the belief in a Power greater than ourselves.
Let us not water this down. We cannot get the program
without this venture of belief. Have I made the venture of
belief in a Power greater than my own?
Meditation For The Day
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High,
shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Dwell for
a moment each day in a secret place, the place of
communion with God, apart from the world, and thence
receive strength to face the world. Material things cannot
intrude upon this secret place, they cannot ever find it,
because it is outside the realm of material things. When
you abide in this secret place, you are under the shadow
of the Almighty. God is close to you in this quiet place
of communion. Each day, dwell for a while in this secret
Prayer For The Day
I pray that I may renew my strength in quietness.
I pray that I may find rest in quiet communion with God.