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  • The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Daily Reflections: Start Your Next 24 Hours Here
  • What is AA?
  • The 12 Steps of AA: A Roadmap to Recovery
  • The 12 Traditions of AA (Short Form): Our Governing Principles
  • The 3rd Step Prayer:
    I offer myself to Thee
    To build with me & to do with me as Thou wilt.
    Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will.Take away my difficulties,
    That victory over them may bear witness
    To those I would help of Thy Power,
    Thy love & Thy way of life,
    May I do Thy will always!
  • The 7th Step Prayer
    My Creator,
    I am now willing that you should have all of me, good & bad.
    I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character
    Which stands in the way of my usefulness to you & my fellows.
    Grant me strength, as I go out from here to do your bidding.
  • The 11th Step Prayer
    Higher Power, as I understand You,
    I pray to keep my connection with You
    Open & clear from the confusion of daily life.
    Through my prayers & meditation I ask especially for
    Freedom from self-will, rationalization, & wishful thinking.
    I pray for the guidance of correct thought & positive action.
    Your will Higher Power, not mine, be done.