“Sometimes dreams are wiser then waking."

Black Elk (Hehaka Sapa)  Oglala


 Upon therapy for the alcoholic himself, we surely have no monopoly. Yet it is our great hope that all those who have as yet found no answer may begin to find one in the pages of this book and will presently join us on the high road to a new freedom.

Big Book   "Forward to the Second Edition"   pg. xxi 


While I lay in the hospital the thought came that there were thousands of hopeless alcoholics who might be glad to have what had so freely been given me. Perhaps I could help some of them. They in turn might work with others.

Big Book  pg. 14

Creator show me the wisdom of my dreams.