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The Sum of One and One

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Step Eleven—Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will and the power to carry that out. At a recent meeting, the topic for sharing was “What Step has been the most meaningful in your recovery?” As you can imagine, a dozen members presented a dozen different responses. I will share my answer with you. If I were to be accused of two-stepping, I hope that my evidence would point to Steps Three and Eleven. If I have to choose just one, then Step Eleven, for

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