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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 THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... approach.  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxix  
Many types do not respond to the ordinary psychological approach.


2.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... approach.  BB Into Action, p.76  
To some people we need not, and probably should not emphasize the spiritual feature on our first approach.


3.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... approach.  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.180  
But this was a man who had experienced many years of frightful drinking, who had had most all the drunkard's experiences known to man, but who had been cured by the very means I had been trying to employ, that is to say the spiritual approach.


4.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... approach an individual, who still smarts from ...  BB Into Action, p.77  
It is seldom wise to approach an individual, who still smarts from our injustice to him, and announce that we have gone religious.


5.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... approach and aid others to health.  BB A Vision For You, p.153  
In the chapter "Working With Others" you gathered an idea of how we approach and aid others to health.


6.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... approach and interpretation.  BB We Agnostics, p.53  
We agnostically inclined would not feel satisfied with a proposal which does not lend itself to reasonable approach and interpretation.


7.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... approach and to effect a contact with ...  BB We Agnostics, p.46  
Our own conception, however inadequate, was sufficient to make the approach and to effect a contact with Him.


8.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... approach does not catch your husband's interest, ...  BB To Wives, p.112  
If this kind of approach does not catch your husband's interest, it may be best to drop the subject, but after a friendly talk your husband will usually revive the topic himself.


9.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... approach, encourage him to follow his own ...  BB Working With Others, p.95  
If he thinks he can do the job in some other way, or prefers some other spiritual approach, encourage him to follow his own conscience.


10.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... approach has had the same difficulty, that ...  BB There Is A Solution, p.18  
That the man who is making the approach has had the same difficulty, that he obviously knows what he is talking about, that his whole deportment shouts at the new prospect that he is a man with a real answer, that he has no attitude of Holier Than Thou, nothing whatever except the sincere desire to be helpful; that there are no fees to pay, no axes to grind, no people to please, no lectures to be endured -- these are the conditions we have found most effective.


11.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... approach him or her.  12&12 Step Five, p.61  
Even when you've found the person, it frequently takes great resolution to approach him or her.


12.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... approach in such cases as yours.  BB More About Alcoholism, p.43  
Though not a religious person, I have profound respect for the spiritual approach in such cases as yours.


13.
View STEP NINE essay   ... approach into several classes.  12&12 Step Nine, p.83  
After we have made the list of people we have harmed, have reflected carefully upon each instance, and have tried to possess ourselves of the right attitude in which to proceed, we will see that the making of direct amends divides those we should approach into several classes.


14.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... approach is made something like this:  BB To Employers, p.141  
Suppose an approach is made something like this:


15.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... approach many take up their beds and ...  BB There Is A Solution, p.19  
After such an approach many take up their beds and walk again.


16.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... approach or conception seems to make little ...  BB We Agnostics, p.50  
Whether we agree with a particular approach or conception seems to make little difference.


17.
View STEP TEN essay   ... approach Step Ten we commence to put ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.88  
But when we approach Step Ten we commence to put our A.A. way of living to practical use, day by day, in fair weather or foul.


18.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... approach still other sick ones and fellowships ...  BB A Vision For You, p.153  
They will approach still other sick ones and fellowships of Alcoholics Anonymous may spring up in each city and hamlet, havens for those who must find a way out.


19.
View APPENDIX V, The Religious View on AA   ... approach that is being made in this ...  BB Appendix V, The Religious View on A.A., p.572  
"I think that psychologically speaking there is a point of advantage in the approach that is being made in this movement that cannot be duplicated.


20.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... approach that worked with us.  BB Working With Others, p.95  
We have no monopoly on God; we merely have an approach that worked with us.


21.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... approach the actual taking of Step Seven, ...  12&12 Step Seven, p.76  
As we approach the actual taking of Step Seven, it might be well if we A.A.'s inquire once more just what our deeper objectives are.


22.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... approach the man we hated will arise.  BB Into Action, p.77  
The question of how to approach the man we hated will arise.


23.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... approach these individuals, admitting my wrong.  BB Bill's Story, p.13  
I expressed my entire willingness to approach these individuals, admitting my wrong.


24.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   Approach through a doctor or an institution ...  BB Working With Others, p.91  
Approach through a doctor or an institution is a better bet.


25.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... approach to everything, we are perhaps not ...  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvii  
What with our ultra-modern standards, our scientific approach to everything, we are perhaps not well equipped to apply the powers of good that lie outside our synthetic knowledge.


26.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... approach to his problems, the absence of ...  BB A Vision For You, p.160  
The very practical approach to his problems, the absence of intolerance of any kind, the informality, the genuine democracy, the uncanny understanding which these people had were irresistible.


27.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... approach to one of his patients.  BB A Vision For You, p.162  
Every few days this doctor suggests our approach to one of his patients.


28.
View APPENDIX IV, The Lasker Award   ... approach to that age-old public health and ...  BB Appendix IV, The Lasker Award, p.571  
"The American Public Health Association presents a Lasker Group Award for 1951 to Alcoholics Anonymous in recognition of its unique and highly successful approach to that age-old public health and social problem, alcoholism ... In emphasizing alcoholism as an illness, the social stigma associated with this condition is being blotted out ... Historians may one day recognize Alcoholics Anonymous to have been a great venture in social pioneering which forged a new instrument for social action; a new therapy based on the kinship of common suffering; one having a vast potential for the myriad other ills of mankind."


29.
View STEP TEN essay   ... approach true tolerance and see what real ...  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.


30.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... approach was made to the vice president ...  BB To Employers, p.148  
The other day an approach was made to the vice president of a large industrial concern.


31.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... approach we suggest.  BB To Employers, p.144  
Perhaps you are not quite in sympathy with the approach we suggest.


32.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... approach will accomplish several things.  BB To Employers, p.148  
We think this method of approach will accomplish several things.


33.
View STEP NINE essay   ... approach will apply at the office or ...  12&12 Step Nine, p.84  
Much the same approach will apply at the office or factory.


34.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... approach you if the tables were turned.  BB Working With Others, p.90  
You need this information to put yourself in his place, to see how you would like him to approach you if the tables were turned.


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