“The message is not that we sit passively and wait for things to happen. Rather, it is a shift in our attitude in which we admit that we don’t always know where we should be going or how we should get there.”…
“For most of us the First Step was diametrically opposed to one of our core beliefs: that we were in control and…
“I only have to be awake enough to notice, or smart enough to remember to turn to God when I need help,…
“To make the Third Step decision is to surrender. We give up the belief that our intellect, our knowledge, our judgment, and…
In our addiction we held onto the belief that we were in control of our sexual behavior and could successfully manage our lives….
When we accept that our way doesn’t work, Step Two opens the door to a new way that does….
Whenever we ask for this help, we invite God into our lives in a new way….
We turn our will and our lives over to the care of God because our self-directed thoughts and actions have so often led us to acting out, negative consequences, and despair….
We may have setbacks and difficult times. We may suffer the painful consequences of past behavior, or experience the pain of new growth. It is important that we not give up….