Step 2

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity

About Step 2, from the Mormon Channel


Preston was living in a basement with his brother, who was also addicted to heroin and cocaine, when their intense cravings finally drove them to steal. Preston wondered if he could ever be forgiven, so he prayed to find out. The hope he felt in response to his prayer was the beginning of a miraculous recovery. More information from the Mormon channel.

Click the appropriate View button below to watch the associated video. Note that these videos are provided not so that you will totally agree with every one of them since each video may be presented with a somewhat different perspective on a Higher Power. Hopefully you can feel kinship with one or more of the perspectives, however, and thereby gain some guidance. The goal is for you to be able to work the program effectively and find a fulfillment of the the 12 step promises in your life.


Sobriety TV

Bernard Robeson describes how in working Step 2 of their program that often people "came", then "came to", and then "came to believe".

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Sober MD

Dr. Douglas Cook talks about getting started with Step 2 and his personal experiences with that step and his experiences with his patients.

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Tommy Rosen

Tommy Rosen talks about in Step 2 being open to outside help and from yogic philosophy the possibility of being in touch with the infinite.

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John Anthony

A Church of God minister presents the message that Jesus gives us the Holy Spirit and the power to be satisfied without our addiction.

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Fr. Martin

Fr. Martin presents an overview of Step 2 about finding a power greater than ourselves and the paradoxical strength of admitting a weakness.

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