Step Seven - Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.
If you have ever been to Venice, California, you know it is a beautiful place for sun, fun, and drinking. When I moved there in 1977, I was singing in a band and living the life of a drunk. By 1980, I was living in squalor in a canal apartment, never breathing a sober breath. It took me three years to finally get to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous and one more to get my first day of sobriety.
One morning at a 6:45 meeting, I heard a man named Israel share, and my life changed. I got his phone number and started to call him. He told me the answer to all my problems was in the pen....
-- Ric G.
San Juan Capistrano, California