From the April 1960 magazine.

7 Come 11

ARE we not gambling with our sobriety when we fail to hit seven and eleven regularly on our Twelfth Step Program of recovery?

Step Seven suggests that we: "Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings," and Step Eleven suggests that we have: "Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our-conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out."

We have seen over years at AA meetings a vast multitude of people who are sober and have been that way for a considerable period of time. We note,...

-- Anon.

Los Angeles, California