grasp the limitless strength provided for us through our daily prayer and
surrender as long as we keep faith and renew it.
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are two parts to recovery: getting clean, and staying clean.
Getting clean is comparatively easy because we only have to do it
once. Staying clean is more
difficult, requiring attention every day of our lives.
Yet both draw their power from faith.
clean on faith. We admitted
that addiction was more powerful than we were, and we stopped trying to
fight it on our own. We
turned the battle over to a Power greater than ourselves, and that Higher
Power got us clean.
stay clean each day the same way: on faith.
Just for today, we surrender.
Life may be too big for us to tackle on our own power.
When it is, we seek a Power greater than ourselves.
We pray, asking our Higher Power for direction and the strength to
follow it. By exercising and
renewing our faith on a daily basis, we tap the resources we need to live
clean, full lives.
is limitless strength available to us whenever we need it.
To grasp it, all we need to do is keep faith in the Higher Power
that got us clean and keeps us clean.
Faith got me clean, and faith will keep me clean.
Today, I will keep faith with my Higher Power.
I will renew my surrender and pray for knowledge and strength.