Step 2

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

About Step 2, from Tommy Rosen

Tommy Rosen talks about step 2 from the 12 step and from the yogic perspective. From the 12 step perspective, step 2 is about being able to accept the possibility that we need outside help to get rid of the possibly insane behavior that our addiction has brought to us. From the yogic spiritual perspective, the highest part of our self is always connected to the infinite. So through the process of recovery from our addiction dis-ease, we can connect with the Higher Power of the infinite and get rid of the insanity of our addiction. More information is available at

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.

Dr. K.J. Foster

Dr. K.J. Foster talks about the need for a power greater than ourselves can be as simple as a group of people who has achieved sobriety.


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.


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.



Preston talks about his addiction to heroin and cocaine with his brother and the hope that came after his prayer for deliverance.


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.


Doug Weiss

Sex addiction expert Dr. Doug Weiss goes through Step 2 in detail and how finding a power greater than ourselves can bring so much good to us.