Higher power seeking God in 12-step recovery by Douglas D. Himes

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville, TN .

Written in English

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  • Twelve-step programs,
  • Christianity

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StatementDouglas D. Himes
LC ClassificationsBV4596.T88 H56 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25276141M
ISBN 109781426745812
LC Control Number2012009185

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The way Lucky thinks. Order in the Universe As the novel’s title indicates, this book chronicles Lucky’s quest for a Higher Power. She takes the term from twelve-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous and, just. Higher Power and Atheism. Non-believers can struggle with the concept of a higher power in Alcoholics Anonymous.

In the Big Book, there is a whole chapter called We Agnostics, encouraging those who lack religion that they can still work the 12 Steps.

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How he quit drinking and found his Higher Power. Short Sammy's story, of all the rock-bottom stories Lucky had heard at twelve-step anonymous meetings -- alcoholics, gamblers, smokers, and overeaters -- was still her favorite.

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Nature – Nature is a very powerful force. It is beautiful, balanced, and all around us. Now, when my higher power delivers a view, I follow its guidance without question.

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The Big Book and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions are part of my higher power too. All I had to do was remove all references to God and. Lucky likes to eavesdrop on step meetings, and wonders how she can find her Higher Power. But perhaps she has to hit bottom first, which may happen sooner than she thinks -- it appears that Brigitte may be longing to go back to France, leaving Lucky to enter the state system.4/5.

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When I surrendered my whole life to God I surrender my meals, my time, my food, my faith, my friends, my family and my job to Him.

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