Jun 10 2013

Using Step Six

Published by at 9:48 am under Using the Steps

“Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.”

Welcome to Using Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps in Our Personal Lives from Al-Anon Family Groups. This is a series of podcasts to discuss how Al-Anon members use the basic principles of Al-Anon.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members how they used Step Six to help them overcome the impacts of a loved one’s drinking.

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2 comments on “Using Step Six”

  1. Kim says:

    I’m coming to a place where I accept the notion that God of my understanding doesn’t make junk. All of it is necessary. It’s all good. From the day my sponsor told me to bite my tongue and sit on my hands at the police station, I was learning to participate with my mouth closed. I was learning not to pick up someone else’s business. I was also beginning the journey to becoming ready and I didn’t even know it. Yeah, gentle loving care. Step 6 is a journey of trust too. A time for everything.

  2. Sarah says:

    It’s amazing how gentle my Higher Power has been in helping me remove my defects of character.I was not relieved of them all at once.Through the years in working the program, my defects have been revealed to me. As I have become willing, my higher power has replaced them with a more mature character.

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