Grandfather, Great Spirit, you have been always and before
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
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
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.
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
Tony O. "AA for the Native North