Wakonda prevails over all; air, earth and sky and refers to something greater than is within the power of man to accomplish.
Belief in the power of God, plus enough willingness, honesty and humility to establish and maintain the new order of things, were the essential requirements.
Big Book pg. 14
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
Lack of power, that was our dilemma. We had to find a power by which we could live, and it had to be a Power greater than ourselves. Obviously.
Big Book pg. 45
Wakonda help us.