The Great Fact

“The great fact is just this, and nothing less: that we have had deep and effective spiritual experiences that have revolutionized our whole attitude toward life, toward our fellows and toward God’s universe.”

Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous pg. 25

I’ve always believed that we are IN the spiritual experience, that it’s not always just an occurrence or an event along a timeline.

It came to me last night, during a meeting, that perhaps the “deep and effective” is our ability to live “deeply” and “effectively” within it. Through the surrender of our will, self examination, and a dependence on Him…. this not only becomes possible but fulfilling to say the least. A “spiritual experience”…


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