are painstaking about this phase of our development,
we will be amazed before we are half way through.
We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness.
will not regret the past, nor wish to shut the door on it.
will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace.
matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how
our experience can benefit others.
feeling of uselessness and self-pity will disappear.
will lose interest in selfish things and gain insight into our
will slip away.
whole attitude and outlook will change.
of people and economic insecurity will leave us.
will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to
will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could
not do for ourselves.
these extravagant promises? We think not.
They are being fulfilled among us - sometimes quickly,
They will always materialize if we work for them.
Alcoholics Anonymous p83-84
with permission of The A.A. Grapevine, Inc.
owned by a Friend
of Bill W.