I realize we make no gain without the Great Spirit being in our lives. Neither I, nor anything I attempt to do, will work without the Creator...Each day, I will pray and ask for guidance.
From the Sixth Philosophy of the Gathering of Native American Men
The central fact of our lives today is the absolute certainty that our Creator has entered into our hearts and lives in a way that is indeed miraculous. He has commenced to accomplish those things for us which we could never do by ourselves.
Big Book pg. 25
Once more: The alcoholic at certain times has no effective mental defense against the first drink. Except in a few rare cases, neither he nor any other human being can provide such a defense. His defense must come from a Higher Power.
Big Book pg. 43
What is this but a miracle of healing? Yet its elements are simple. Circumstances made him willing to believe. He humbly offered himself to his Maker--then he knew.
Big Book pg. 57
Grandfather I offer myself to you, guide me.