“Faced with alcoholic destruction, we became open-minded on spiritual matters. In this respect alcohol was a greater persuader. It finally beat us into a state of reasonableness.


“We had to quit playing God. It didn’t work. We decided that hereafter, in this drama of life, God was going to be our Director. He would be the Principal; we, His agents.

“Most good ideas are simple, and this concept was the keystone of the new triumphal arch through which we passed to freedom.”

-Alcoholics Anonymous
1. Pg. 48
2. Pg. 62

Here is a talk from Bob D. about his experience to finding a new freedom.