"Our fathers gave us many laws which they had learned from their fathers. These laws were good."
Chief Joseph Nez Perce
On the other hand--strange as it may seem to those who do not understand--once a psychic change has occurred, the very same person who seemed doomed, who had so many problems he despaired ever solving them, suddenly finds himself easily able to control his desire for alcohol, the only effort necessary being that required to follow a few simple rules.
Big Book pg. xxvii
"The Doctor's Opinion"
We alcoholics are undisciplined. So we let God discipline us in the simple way we have just outlined.
Big Book pg. 88
Great Spirit help us choose to live by the good laws.