In Step 1, we admitted we were powerless.

In Step 2, we work the Steps and begin to trust in our Higher Power to reach down and pull us out of the pit of despair.

And He does!

I waited and waited and waited for God. At last he looked; finally he listened. He lifted me out of the ditch, pulled me from deep mud. He stood me up on a solid rock to make sure I wouldn’t slip (Psalm 40:1-2 MSG).