passages I love
June 2023 | Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions | Special Section

Passages I love

Instrumental thoughts on instincts, prayer, Traditions, becoming useful, faith—and, oh yeah, Rule 62

I’m sitting here reflecting on how our “Twelve and Twelve” has helped me on my journey of recovery. My sponsor often states this from the forward: “AA’s Twelve Steps are a group of principles, spiritual in their nature, which, if practiced as a way of life, can expel the obsession to drink and enable the sufferer to become happily and usefully whole.” I want to share some other passages that have meant a lot to me.


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