From the July 2017 magazine.

Broader and broader

Step Seven is where her sober highway widened to include others

There are many promises in early sobriety that, as an alcoholic with fewer than two years in the program, I can only anticipate will grow as I grow in AA. Coming to know or trying to become acquainted with true humility is one of those promises.

In preparing to speak at a moderated study on Step Seven recently, I started by considering the underlying principle of humility. My dictionary defines it as “modest opinion or estimate of one’s own importance.”

-- Shari U.

High Point, N.C., USA

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