I realize we make no
gain without the Great Spirit being in our lives. Neither I, nor anything I
attempt to do, will work without the Creator...Each day, I will pray and
ask for guidance.
From the Sixth
Philosophy of the Gathering of Native American Men
central fact of our lives today is the absolute certainty that our Creator has
entered into our hearts and lives in a way that is indeed miraculous. He has
commenced to accomplish those things for us which we could never do by
Book pg. 25
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.
Book pg. 43
is this but a miracle of healing? Yet its elements are simple. Circumstances
made him willing to believe. He humbly offered himself to his Maker--then he
Book pg. 57
I offer myself to you, guide me.