The 12 Steps Broken Down

CONNECT (to God):
Admit that we are powerless over our addictions and compulsions and our life is unmanageable.
Believe that there is a caring power greater than us who can restore our sanity.
Commit our life and will to Christ’s care and control.

Inventory our life’s good and bad actions.
Admit to God, ourselves and another the exact nature of our wrongs.
Become ready to have God remove all our character defects.
Ask God to remove our shortcoming.

CORRECT (with Others):
Make a list of people we have harmed, become willing to make amends
Make amends except when it would cause injury
Continue daily inventory; promptly admit when we’re wrong.

REFLECT (to the World):
Pray only to know God’s will and for the power to carry it out.
Carry this message to everyone and practice the principles.