“I think the spiritual values come first and everything else follows.”
Leonard George Chief Councilor
When the spiritual malady is overcome, we straighten out mentally and physically.
Big Book pg. 64
It is plain that a life which includes deep resentment leads only to futility and unhappiness. To the precise extent that we permit these, do we squander the hours that might have been worth while. But with the alcoholic, whose hope is the maintenance and growth of a spiritual experience, this business of resentment is infinitely grave. We found that it is fatal. For when harboring such feelings we shut ourselves off from the sunlight of the Spirit. The insanity of alcohol returns and we drink again. And with us, to drink is to die.
Big Book pg. 66
Both you and the new man must walk day by day in the path of spiritual progress. If you persist remarkable things will happen.
Big Book pg. 100
Great Spirit help us to focus on our spiritual selves.