You have to give the higher-power thing a try - it's the one suggestion you skirted. You didn't pray.
Jenny doesn't pray, I say, and she's been sober twenty years. (Jenny is one of the sober ladies I'm getting to know).
And Jenny's disposition?
Mean as a snake, I confirm.
You might find sober people who don't pray, but all the happy ones have some kind of regular meditative or spiritual practice.
Mary Karr: Lit