“Suddenly” is the scariest word in the Big Book. No alcoholic is exempt from “suddenly” thinking it’s a good idea to drink. The actions we take toward developing our relationship with our Higher Power will hold us back from “suddenly.” When our relationship with God is right, our relationship with ourselves sorts itself out. Only then can we be in healthy relationships with the people around us. When we’re at one with all of this, we are then safe and protected from addiction.
Today, I’m going to work on my relationship with my Higher Power. My actions are going to show that this is the most important relationship I can have.