STEP SIX: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.
“this is the Step that separates the men from the boys.” So declares a well-loved clergyman who happens to be one of A.A.’s greatest friends. He goes on to explain that any person capable of enough willingness and honesty to try repeatedly Step Six on all this faults-without any reservations whatever– has indeed come a long way spiritually, and is therefore entitled to be called a man who is sincerely trying to grow in the image and likeness of his own Creator.
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions pg. 63