‘we came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity”
The spiritual principal of step two is Hope. Looking back on Step One briefly, we will see that we have admitted, accepted and understood that we cannot use drugs successfully and because of that our lives have become unmanageable.
It leaves us in a dark and rather hopeless place of, what now?
This is why the steps go in order, this program wasn’t designed so that we could just waste paper. These steps are truly life changing and they have worked for millions of people around the globe. The wording in step two suggests that this is a process, specifically came to believe. It doesn’t say immediately believed or understood straight away. Another spiritual principal that is used in this step is, patience. Once we have surrendered to the process of a 12 step fellowship we will learn patience and understanding. Instant gratification is over, things will happen when they are meant to, life on life’s terms.