Seventh Step Prayer

My Creator, I am now willing that You should have all of me, good and bad.

I pray that You now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to You and my fellows.

Grant me strength, as I go out from here, to do Your bidding.

from "Into Action", Alcoholics Anonymous, page 76

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