- The steps are my faith in practice

The steps are my faith in practice

Experiences along the way that bring us closer to our Higher Power

The steps are my faith in practice

Postby Frananne » Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:27 pm

I spent about five hours shadowing a Catholic chaplain at a local jail on Friday. My objective was to receive some training on how to be a chaplain at the jails. We went from pod to pod to pod. She prayed and spoke with the inmates while I listened. Over and over again the words she said to the inmates were the steps of our program: don't worry about others, each day tell God you are sorry for one thing, give your fear to God, and so on.

I have been Catholic all my life but AA 7 months. Although I have read about the history of AA and its basis in Christianity it has never been driven home so clearly why this program works. Once again I thank God, my Higher Power, for bringing me to AA so I could return to Him.
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