2: We 'Came To
Believe' that a 'Power Greater Than Ourselves' could restore us to
The FellowShip of AA
What began as a rinky-dink idea on a
shoestring budget has blossomed into something no less than phenomenal and
the body of evidence as to its success cannot be denied. The program of
recovery offered by Alcoholics Anonymous will probably work for any alcoholic
who is willing to put forth an honest effort.
Having repeatedly failed to quit
drinking on my own willpower I realized I was defeated and needed something
completely different. I called my employer’s assistance hotline and
was referred to a treatment facility. The four horsemen (terror,
bewilderment, frustration and despair) had beaten me into a state of
reasonableness. I had become ready and willing. While in treatment I
listened and did the homework requested of me so recovery began on day one.
I trust in the process and more than Eighteen years later it still works