11: "Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our
conscious contact with God as we understood God, praying only
for knowledge of God’s will for us and the power to carry
All relationships get better when you pay attention to them. The
eleventh steps encourages you to improve your relationship with
God using prayer (talking to God) and meditation (listening to
God), but you can also use other spiritual disciplines such as
study, solitude, humility, submission, service, confession, worship,
celebration etc. (anything that brings you closer to God).
is it a good thing to get closer to God, you should learn to end
each prayer with "thy will be done." The reason you
only want to know God's will for you is simply that God knows
what is best for you. You only have an idea of what might make
you happy. God knows you better than you know yourself and you
want what he/she wants for you.
we are so attached to our own ideas of what will make us happy,
we must also ask for the strength to carry out God's will for
us. The journey may have a rocky start. God may want us to do
things we don't want to do or are afraid to do.
is an art form and LAA believes that this eleventh step way of
praying will get the best results.
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