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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... actually a perilous resolve.  12&12 Step Five, p.56  
Yet if A.A.'s experience means anything at all, this is not only unwise, but is actually a perilous resolve.


2.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... actually a time when the press of ...  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.182  
There was actually a time when the press of America thought the anonymity of A.A. was better for us than some of our own members did.


3.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... actually antisocial were we to forbid them.  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.171  
It would be actually antisocial were we to forbid them.


4.
View STEP THREE essay   ... actually are.  12&12 Step Three, p.36  
And the facts seem to be these: The more we become willing to depend upon a Higher Power, the more independent we actually are.


5.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... actually been formed, though no one realized ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
When the broker returned to New York in the fall of 1935, the first A.A. group had actually been formed, though no one realized it at the time.


6.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... actually carry the A.A. spirit into our ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.112  
Can we actually carry the A.A. spirit into our daily work?


7.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... actually demands nothing.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.109  
This is indeed the kind of giving that actually demands nothing.


8.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... actually depends upon obedience to spiritual principles.  12&12 Tradition One, p.130  
His life actually depends upon obedience to spiritual principles.


9.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... actually felt the presence of God.  12&12 Step Five, p.62  
Many an A.A., once agnostic or atheistic, tells us that it was during this stage of Step Five that he first actually felt the presence of God.


10.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... actually happened in their lives.  BB There Is A Solution, p.29  
These give a fair cross section of our membership and a clear-cut idea of what has actually happened in their lives.


11.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... actually have earnest religious beliefs which remained ...  12&12 Step Seven, p.72  
We could actually have earnest religious beliefs which remained barren because we were still trying to play God ourselves.


12.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... actually have given our emotions violent twists ...  12&12 Step Eight, p.80  
At the time of these occurrences, they may actually have given our emotions violent twists which have since discolored our personalities and altered our lives for the worse.


13.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   Actually, he may be helping you more ...  BB Working With Others, p.94  
Actually, he may be helping you more than you are helping him.


14.
View STEP THREE essay   ... actually is.  12&12 Step Three, p.35  
Let's look at how practical it actually is.


15.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... actually kill.  BB How It Works, p.66  
In that state, the wrong-doing of others, fancied or real, had power to actually kill.


16.
View STEP TEN essay   ... actually means.  12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
Finally, we begin to see that all people, including ourselves, are to some extent emotionally ill as well as frequently wrong, and then we approach true tolerance and see what real love for our fellows actually means.


17.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... actually need protection from their father, it ...  BB To Wives, p.115  
Unless they actually need protection from their father, it is best not to take sides in any argument he has with them while drinking.


18.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... actually ruptured the brain.  BB To Employers, p.140  
I well remember the shock I received when a prominent doctor in Chicago told me of cases where pressure of the spinal fluid actually ruptured the brain.


19.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... actually shunned by fellow members.  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.168  
At times, they were actually shunned by fellow members.


20.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... actually sit down and talk aloud about ...  12&12 Step Five, p.60  
Until we actually sit down and talk aloud about what we have so long hidden, our willingness to clean house is still largely theoretical.


21.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... actually succeeded in throwing Ed out for ...  12&12 Tradition Three, p.145  
Nowadays, when oldtimers who know Ed foregather, they exclaim, "What if we had actually succeeded in throwing Ed out for blasphemy?


22.
View STEP SIX essay   ... actually take satisfaction from the fact that ...  12&12 Step Six, p.67  
In a perverse way we can actually take satisfaction from the fact that many people annoy us, for it brings a comfortable feeling of superiority.


23.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... actually to practice a genuine humility.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.566  
It reminds us that we are to place principles before personalities; that we are actually to practice a genuine humility.


24.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... actually to practice a genuine humility.  12&12 Tradition Twelve (Long), p.192  
It reminds us that we are to place principles before personalities; that we are actually to practice a genuine humility.


25.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... actually visiting or even writing the people ...  12&12 Step Eight, p.79  
But the prospect of actually visiting or even writing the people concerned now overwhelmed us, especially when we remembered in what poor favor we stood with most of them.


26.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   Actually, we used to have no reasonable ...  BB We Agnostics, p.49  
Actually, we used to have no reasonable conception whatever.


27.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   Actually we were fooling ourselves, for deep ...  BB We Agnostics, p.55  
Actually we were fooling ourselves, for deep down in every man, woman, and child, is the fundamental idea of God.


28.
View STEP ONE essay   ... actually were.  12&12 Step One, p.22  
Even these "last-gaspers" often had difficulty in realizing how hopeless they actually were.


29.
View STEP THREE essay   ... actually work?  12&12 Step Three, p.37  
This brave philosophy, wherein each man plays God, sounds good in the speaking, but it still has to meet the acid test: how well does it actually work?


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