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Great Spirit, Great Spirit, my Grandfather, all over the earth the faces of living things are all alike...Look upon these faces of children without number and with children in their arms, that they may face the winds and walk the good road to the day of quiet.

Black Elk (1863-1950) Oglala Sioux Holy Man





And finally, we of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the principal of anonymity has an immense spiritual significance. It reminds us that we are to place principals before personalities; that we are actually to practice a genuine humility. This to the end that our great blessings may never spoil us; that we

shall forever live in thankful contemplation of Him who presides over us all.

Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions  pg. 192





Abandon yourself to God as you understand God. Admit your faults to Him and to your fellows. Clear away the wreckage of your past. Give freely of what you find and join us. We shall be with you in the Fellowship of the Spirit, and you will surely meet some of us as you trudge the Road of Happy Destiny. May God bless you and keep you--until then.

Big Book  pg. 164