“When you begin a great work you can't expect to finish it all at once; therefore, do you and your brothers press on and let nothing discourage you until you have entirely finished what you have begun.”
“This is the Step that separates the men from the boys.” So declares a well-loved clergyman who happens to be one of A.A.’s greatest friends. He goes on to explain that any person capable of enough willingness and honesty to try repeatedly Step Six on all his faults-without any reservations whatever—has indeed come a long way spiritually, and is therefore entitled to be called a man who is sincerely trying to grow in the image and likeness of his own Creator.
Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions pg. 63
True ambition is not what we thought it was. True ambition is the deep desire to live usefully and walk humbly under the grace of God.
Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions pgs. 124 & 125
Great Mystery help us stay on the path.