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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 BILL'S STORY chapter   ... defeat.  BB Bill's Story, p.11  
Like myself, he had admitted complete defeat.


2.
View CONTENTS   ... defeat?  12&12 Contents (Step One), p.5  
Who cares to admit complete defeat?


3.
View STEP ONE essay   ... defeat?  12&12 Step One, p.21  
Who cares to admit complete defeat?


4.
View STEP ONE essay   ... defeat are we able to take our ...  12&12 Step One, p.21  
We perceive that only through utter defeat are we able to take our first steps toward liberation and strength.


5.
View STEP THREE essay   ... defeat, have acquired the rudiments of faith, ...  12&12 Step Three, p.38  
So it is by circumstance rather than by any virtue that we have been driven to A.A., have admitted defeat, have acquired the rudiments of faith, and now want to make a decision to turn our will and our lives over to a Higher Power.


6.
View STEP ONE essay   ... defeat is the main taproot from which ...  12&12 Step One, p.22  
The principle that we shall find no enduring strength until we first admit complete defeat is the main taproot from which our whole Society has sprung and flowered.


7.
View STEP ONE essay   ... defeat, most of us revolted.  12&12 Step One, p.22  
When first challenged to admit defeat, most of us revolted.


8.
View TO WIVES chapter   Defeat seemed certain.  BB To Wives, p.113  
Defeat seemed certain.


9.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... defeat we were bitter.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.123  
In fitful successes we boasted of greater feats to be done; in defeat we were bitter.


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