Step 7: Humbly asked him to remove our shortcomings.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 76.
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, 70-76.
“When ready, we say something like this: ‘My Creator, I am now willing that you should have all of me, good and bad. I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you and my fellows. Grant me strength, as I go out from here, to do your bidding. Amen.’ We have then completed Step Seven (Alcoholics Anonymous, 76).