“My Creator, I am now willing that you should have all of me, good and bad.”
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 26
The joy of life is in giving. Being Freed of my shortcomings, that I may more freely be of service, allows humility to grow in me. My shortcomings can be humbly placed in God’s loving care and be removed. The essence of Step Seven is humility, and what better way to seek humility than by giving all of myself–good and bad– to God, so that He may remove the bad and return to me the good.