That is pretty much a Prayer, (of our own making). Then it continues withBefore we begin, we ask God to direct our thinking, especially asking that it be divorced from self-pity, dishonest or self-seeking motives. Under these conditions we can employ our mental faculties with assurance, for after all God gave us brains to use.
More PrayerWe usually conclude the period of meditation with a prayer that we be shown all through the day what our next step is to be, that we be given whatever we need to take care of such problems.
If circumstances warrant, we ask our wives or friends to join us in morning meditation. If we belong to a religious denomination which requires a deﬁnite morning devotion, we attend to that also. If not members of religious bodies, we sometimes select and memorize a few set prayers which emphasize the principles we have been discussing.
And more Prayer.
It is not about Not Drinking by Step 11, it is about "Life of Sobriety", a Promise from the 10th step.
We will see that our new attitude toward liquor has been given us without any thought or effort on our part. It just comes! That is the miracle of it. We are not ﬁghting it, neither are we avoiding temptation. We feel as though we had been placed in a position of neutrality—safe and protected.