11th Step Prayer

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11th Step Prayer

Post by Noels » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:19 am

11th Step Prayer - Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions p99

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 ...

Lord, grant that I may seek rather to Comfort than to be Comforted
to Understand than to be Understood,
to Love than be Loved.

For it is by self-forgetting that One finds.
It is by Forgiving that One is Forgiven.
It is by dying that One awakens to Eternal Life...

Needed to add just incase : "It is by dying that One awakens to Eternal Life .. " DOES NOT MEAN physical death so please don't go "chew through your wrists now" thinking you're going to awaken and be okay physically! These words explain it better ............. You don’t die into it; you awaken into it.

In Love and Light
xxx Noels
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Re: 11th Step Prayer

Post by PaigeB » Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:26 am

St. Francis. Love the one that wrote this prayer and the one that lives at the Vatican today!

Both know the power of helping the least among us.
Step 6 is "AA's way of stating, the best possible attitude one can take in order to make a beginning on this lifetime job... with most of them we shall have to be content with patient improvement." 12&12 Step Six, p.65

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