Spirit, you have been always and before You
no one has been. There is no other one to pray to but You, You yourself, everything that You see, everything has been made by You. You in the depths of the heavens, an eagle of power behold.
Black Elk Lakota
What they do know is that in their utter helplessness they were introduced to a power greater than themselves, in contact with whom they found a strong resource which made possible a victory that had seemed incredible....
For honest-to-goodness experiential evidence of God, His power personally appropriated and His reality indubitably assured, give me a good meeting of AA!!
Dr. Harry Fosdick AA Comes of Age pg. 324
When we became alcoholics, crushed by a self-imposed crisis we could not postpone or evade, we had to fearlessly face the proposition that either God is everything or else He is nothing. God either is, or He isn't. What was our choice to be?
Big Book pg. 53
The Creator who I have come to understand is the same one who created the plants of this earth. The Creator is the same one who created water I need to survive, the air which brings oxygen to breathe. My Creator provides me with everything I need to stay alive.
Tony O. "AA for the Native North American"