“Bright days and dark
days were both expressions of the Great Mystery, and the Indian reveled in
being close to the Great Holiness."
Luther Standing Bear Sioux
When ready, we say
something like this: "My Creator, I am now willing that you should have all of
me, good and bad. I pray that you remove from me every single defect of
character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you and my fellows. Grant
me strength, as I go out from here, to do your bidding. Amen." We have
then completed Step Seven.
Book pg. 76
the moment we are trying to put our lives in order. But this is not an end in
itself. Our real purpose is to fit ourselves to be of maximum service to God
and the people about us.
Book pg. 77
I offer you my good and my bad.