the tweLve sTePs – one at a time

the tweLve sTePs of recoVery
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12 step images

Step One – Be Honest

We admitted we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.

Step Work Part 2

Step Two – Have Faith

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

Step Three – Trust

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.

Step Four – Insight

Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.

Step Five – Integrity

Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

Step Six – Acceptance

Were entirely ready to have God remove these defects of character.

Step Seven – Be Humble

Humbly asked Him to remove our short comings.

Step Eight – Willpower

Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

Step Nine – Forgiveness

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

Step Ten – Balance

Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.

Step Eleven – Accomplishments

Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.

Step Twelve – New Lifestyle

Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to addicts and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

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