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They must daily commune in their hearts and souls with the Supreme Spirit...I have other advice for you but all that I would say is within your heart.

Hiawatha  Iroquois




As we go through the day we pause, when agitated or doubtful, ask for the right thought or action. We constantly remind ourselves we are no longer running the show, humbly saying to ourselves many times each day "Thy will be done." We are then in much less danger of excitement, fear, anger, worry, self-pity, or foolish decisions. We become much more efficient. We do not tire so easily, for we are not burning up energy foolishly as we did when we were trying to arrange life to suit ourselves.

Big Book  pgs. 87 & 88



In all times of emotional disturbance or indecision, we can pause, ask for quiet, and in the stillness simply say: "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. Thy will, not mine be done."

Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions  pg. 41



We saw we needn't be bludgeoned and beaten into humility. It could come quite as much from our voluntary reaching for it as it could from unremitting suffering. A great turning point in our lives came when we sought humility as something we really wanted, rather than as something we must have. It marked the time when we could commence to see the full implication of Step Seven: "Humbly ask Him to remove our shortcomings."

Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions  pg. 75




Creator help us listen in our hearts.