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few exceptions our members find that they have tapped an unsuspected inner
resource which they presently identify with their conception of a Power greater
emphatically we wish to say that any alcoholic capable of honestly facing his
problems in the light of our experience can recover, provided he does not close
his mind to all spiritual concepts. He can only be defeated by an attitude of
intolerance or belligerent denial.
find that no one need have difficulty with the spiritually of the program. Willingness, honesty and
openmindedness are the essentials of recovery. But these are indispensable.
"Third Edition" pgs. 569 & 570
earnestly advice every alcoholic to read this book through, and though perhaps
he came to scoff, he may remain to pray.
"Third Edition" The Doctor's Opinion pg. xxx
Spirit help me hold onto it when that spirit comes.