My powerlessness over alcohol does not cease when I quit drinking.
In sobriety I still have no choice -- I can't drink.
The choice I do have
is to pick up and use the "kit of spiritual tools" (Alcoholics
Anonymous p. 25). When I do that, my Higher Power relieves
me of my lack of choice -- and keeps me sober one more
day. If I could choose not to pick up a
drink today, where then would be my need for A.A. or a Higher