Step Three Prayer

What is the Alcoholics Anonymous Prayer?

prayerPrayer and the nature of prayer and meditation have always been at the heart of the AA 12-step program, both in a formal and informal sense.

Whilst there are many interpretations of what terms prayer and meditation can mean, perhaps the real strength of AA lies in the phrase ‘God as we understood him’ , taken from step three, which also means that prayer and meditation can be freely interpreted in whatever way someone chooses.

There are a number of what may be called more formal prayers that are used in AA, some developed from AA tradition, and some that can be found in AA literature.

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