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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
  ... thy last!" ... better do one thing supremely ...  12&12 Tradition Five, p.150
"Shoemaker, stick to thy last!" ... better do one thing supremely well than many badly.


2.
  ... Thy Love, and Thy Way of life.  BB How It Works, p.63
Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life.


3.
  ... thy neighbor as thyself."  BB A Vision For You, p.153
You will learn the full meaning of "Love thy neighbor as thyself."


4.
  ... thy peace -- that where there is hatred, ...  12&12 Step Eleven, p.99
"Lord, make me a channel of thy peace -- that where there is hatred, I may bring love -- that where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness -- that where there is discord, I may bring harmony -- that where there is error, I may bring truth -- that where there is doubt, I may bring faith -- that where there is despair, I may bring hope -- that where there are shadows, I may bring light -- that where there is sadness, I may bring joy.


5.
  ... Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way ...  BB How It Works, p.63
Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life.


6.
  ... Thy Way of life.  BB How It Works, p.63
Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life.


7.
  ... Thy will.  BB How It Works, p.63
Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will.


8.
  ... Thy will."  12&12 Step Eleven, p.102
Even so, when making specific requests, it will be well to add to each one of them this qualification: "...if it be Thy will."


9.
  ... Thy will always!"  BB How It Works, p.63
May I do Thy will always!"


10.
  Thy will be done."  BB How It Works, p.67
Thy will be done."


11.
  ... "Thy will be done."  BB Into Action, pp.87-88
We constantly remind ourselves we are no longer running the show, humbly saying to ourselves many times each day "Thy will be done."


12.
  ... "Thy will be done."  12&12 Step Two, p.32
We had always said, "Grant me my wishes" instead of "Thy will be done."


13.
  ... Thy will (not mine) be done."  BB Into Action, p.85
"How can I best serve Thee -- Thy will (not mine) be done."


14.
  ... Thy will, not mine, be done."  12&12 Step Three, pp.40-41
In all times of emotional disturbance or indecision, we can pause, ask for quiet, and in the stillness simply say: "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. Thy will, not mine, be done."


15.
  ... "Thy will, not mine, be done."  12&12 Step Eleven, pp.102-103
As the day goes on, we can pause where situations must be met and decisions made, and renew the simple request: "Thy will, not mine, be done."


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