God has now opened our eyes, and we desire to be heard, it is God's own will that our hearts are altered. It was God's will you had such fine weather to come to us. It is God's will also there should be peace and tranquility over the face of the earth and of the waters.

Chief Wasson  Ojibway


In spite of the great increase in the size and the span of this Fellowship, at its core it remains simple and personal. Each day, somewhere in the world, recovery begins when one alcoholic talks with another alcoholic, sharing experience, strength, and hope.

Big Book  pg. xxii


Most of us feel we need look no further for Utopia. We have it with us right here and now. Each day my friend's simple talk in our kitchen multiplies itself in a widening circle of peace on earth and good will to men.

Big Book  pg. 16


...We shall be with you in the Fellowship of the Spirit, and you will surely meet some of us as you trudge the Road of Happy Destiny.

May God bless you and keep you--until then.

Big Book  pg. 164


Creator open our eyes to your mercy and our hearts to your powers.