believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts
For if an alcoholic failed to enlarge and perfect his spiritual
life through work and self-sacrifice for others, he could not survive the
certain trails and low spots ahead. If he did not work, he would surely
drink again, and if he drank, he would surely
Big Book pgs. 14 & 15
Resentment is the "number one" offender. It destroys more
alcoholics than anything else. From it stem all forms of spiritual
disease, for we have been not only mentally and physically ill, we have
been spiritually sick. When the spiritual malady is overcome, we
straighten out mentally and physically.
Big Book pg. 64
Creator open my heart and let me speak straight.