Magazine

From the September 2019 magazine.

Discussion Topic

Learning about prayer

The writer of “The Answer to My Prayer” shares how much his sponsor helped him with prayer when he got to AA. His earliest prayers were very simple. He would take a prayer and practice. “I said it as a mantra, constantly throughout the day, no matter what else I was doing,” he writes. Soon, he says, “My desperate prayer calmed me.” 

What has been your experience with prayer? Do you struggle with the idea of a Higher Power? What are some things that have helped you with Step Two? Did the literature help? A sponsor? Other members?

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