Prayer and Meditation

Step Eleven tells us, “We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, as We understood Him, seeking only for knowledge of His Will for us and the power to carry that out.” By the time most of us reach Step Eleven, we have worked out whatever issues we may have had with the idea of a Higher Power. Some of us entered recovery as atheists and, though a lot of work and diligence, overcame our fears or misconceptions about God and found a spiritual element to life we never knew before. Some of us become agnostics, not sure of what we believe exactly, but willing to consider the idea that maybe, just maybe, there is a Higher Power at work in our lives. Others develop an already existing belief in God and begin working on a daily relationship with Him. No matter what your current… {Continue Reading}