The Third and Eleventh Steps were difficult for me in the beginning because of the word “will”; “our will” in the Third Step and “His will” in the Eleventh. “Will” sounds so demanding, definitive, coercive, and exacting. However, in the process of writing about Step Three, I came to understand it as “God’s direction.” I believe God is always trying to help us by pointing out the best direction for us to go. God’s messages and messengers are at meetings, on the phone and the internet, in the literature, in our own Step work, and all around us. We have

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