SaddleBack Fellowship Alcoholics Anonymous

Quick Start Prayers

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Daily Prayers, 
Est. Time 5 mins
 
In the Morning before you get out of Bed, 

& At night, Before sleep.   

  Serenity Prayer 
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference. 

  Third Step Prayer 
God, I offer myself to Thee — to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life. May I do Thy will always!     

  Seventh Step Prayer 
My Creator, I am now willing that you should have all of me, good & bad. I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you & my fellows. Grant me strength, as I go out from here to do Your bidding.   
 
  St. Francis Prayer 
Lord, make me a channel of thy peace; where there is hatred, I may bring love; where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness; where there is discord, I may bring harmony; where there is error, I may bring truth; where there is doubt, I may bring faith;where there is despair, I may bring hope; where there are shadows, I may bring light; where there is sadness, I may bring joy. Lord, grant that I may seek rather to comfort than to be comforted; to understand, than to be understood; to love, than to be loved. For it is by self-forgetting that one finds. It is by forgiving that one is forgiven. It is by dying that one awakens to eternal life.  Amen.  

   Pray for others 
Dear God I pray that (names) may have hope, happiness, health, love, and abundance in life.
Dear God I pray that I may have hope, happiness, health, love, and abundance in my life to better server your will.

  Gratitude List  (1-2 mins) 
Think of a few things you are grateful for (simple Stuff)  New day, Warm Bed, Happiness, Love, Health, Friends,  Food, etc ..(your done - enjoy  the day)  - repeat in the evening at bedtime. 

Paths to Success

Start to Pray - its Free & Easy   Look for a Higher Power 
Work the 12 Steps  Get a Sponsor (Coach, Mentor)
Participate in your Success  Be Honest, Open Minded, Willing  
Show up 10 mins Early to Meetings Know the names of others near you
Go to Group 3-5x per week Sit in the same Seat / Area
Think on Purpose (why am I here) Be Grateful for all that you have
Listen Intently to recovery & success Know the story , How do they do it ? 
Follow Suggestion Change your attitude & behavior
 Share Your Hope Look for the Good
Help Somebody – Anywhere  Let Somebody Help You
Call Somebody and say hello  Be accountable, Be Trustworthy
Create a Miracle  Look for a Miracle   Again - Pray - its Free & Easy