I want people to know
that there is a cultural and spiritual revival underway in native communities
and it is being inspired and led by sober people.
But the ex-problem drinker who has found this solution, who is properly armed with facts about himself, can generally win the entire confidence of another alcoholic in a few hours. Until such an understanding is reached, little or nothing can be accomplished.
Book pg. 18
Of far more importance was the fact that he was the first living
human with whom I had ever talked, who knew what he was talking about in regard
to alcoholism from actual experience. In other words, he talked my language. He knew all the
answers, and certainly not because he had picked them up in his reading.
Book pg. 180
keep me sober.