This pamphlet covers AA’s Step Two: “Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity,” highlighting the Step’s importance and challenges, as well as what the spiritual nature of the program can mean to different people.
Step Two is important business. It’s where you begin to find or renew your relationship with a loving, guiding Power you can really trust. This Step may seem especially difficult the first time you encounter it. But it’s worth the time and energy to do Step Two well. By completing the Step, you become more spiritually aware, recognize the difference between sanity and insanity, and discover a special peace. You learn to trust the process of recovery.