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... We do Step 11 to determine what our Higher Power wants us to do, and for the strength to do it. We try to do this whenever we've done Step 10 ...

... After all, Step 12 is merely doing what our Higher Power suggests that we do, and enables us to do, in Step 11 ...

... Step 11 is about receiving from some Higher Power the knowledge of what we should do right here and right now, and the strength to do it. It is in fact about developing a relationship with that Power - not about determining what that Power is. Again, we describe here how we do that ...

... Step 12 is about two things: doing what our Higher Power suggests in our practice of Step 11, and practicing Steps 10 and 11 in everything we do ...

... We try to carry the message of recovery to others by doing what our Higher Power suggests that we do, rather than what we think is best ...

... Our practice of Steps 10 and 11 is a spiritual practice. It is not about self-improvement, a better self-image, a positive outlook on life. It is about removing our fears (Step 10), asking our Higher Power for guidance and strength (Step 11), and then doing what that Higher Power suggests (Step 12) ...

... For us, Step 12 is simply the natural result of working Steps 10 and 11. In Step 10 we ask whatever Higher Power we may have to remove the fear that distorts our view of ourselves, of other people, and of the world. In Step 11, we ask that same Higher Power what we should do, and for the power to do it ...

... We have had a spiritual awakening. We have it every time we do Steps 10 and 11, because the practice of those Steps involves asking our Higher Power to remove our fears and doing what that same Higher Power suggests ...

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