With endless patience, you shall carry out your duties.
Sometimes we hear an alcoholic say that the only thing he needs is to keep sober. Certainly he must keep sober, for there will be no home if he doesn't. But he is yet a long way from making good to the wife or parents whom for years he has so shockingly treated.
Big Book pg. 82
We have entered the world of the Spirit. Our next function is to grow in understanding and effectiveness. This is not an overnight matter. It should continue for our lifetime.
Big Book pg. 84
Your job now is to be at the place where you may be of maximum helpfulness to others, so never hesitate to go anywhere if you can be helpful.
Big Book pg. 102
Great Spirit lend me patience to serve as I should.