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


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View CONTENTS   ... depends on obedience to spiritual principles. The ...  12&12 Contents (Tradition One), p.9  
Tradition One -- "Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity." Without unity, A.A. dies. Individual liberty, yet great unity. Key to paradox: each A.A.'s life depends on obedience to spiritual principles. The group must survive or the individual will not. Common welfare comes first. How best to live and work together as groups.


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View CONTENTS   ... depends on this principle.  12&12 Contents (Tradition Five), p.10  
The life of our Fellowship depends on this principle.


3.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... depends on us and on our motives.  BB How It Works, p.70  
It depends on us and on our motives.


4.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... depends upon A.A. unity.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.562  
One -- Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity.


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View TRADITION ONE essay   ... depends upon A.A. unity."  12&12 Tradition One, p.129  
"Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity."


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View CONTENTS   ... depends upon A.A. unity." Without unity, A.A. ...  12&12 Contents (Tradition One), p.9  
Tradition One -- "Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity." Without unity, A.A. dies. Individual liberty, yet great unity. Key to paradox: each A.A.'s life depends on obedience to spiritual principles. The group must survive or the individual will not. Common welfare comes first. How best to live and work together as groups.


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View STEP TWELVE essay   ... depends upon able example and not upon ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
True leadership, we find, depends upon able example and not upon vain displays of power or glory.


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View TRADITION FIVE essay   ... depends upon his learning, eloquence, or on ...  12&12 Tradition Five, pp.150-151  
The unique ability of each A.A. to identify himself with, and bring recovery to, the newcomer in no way depends upon his learning, eloquence, or on any special individual skills.


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


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View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... depends upon the extent to which he ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.34  
Whether such a person can quit upon a nonspiritual basis depends upon the extent to which he has already lost the power to choose whether he will drink or not.


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View STEP THREE essay   ... depends with complete trust upon a motor ...  12&12 Step Three, p.36  
Ask the polio sufferer confined to an iron lung who depends with complete trust upon a motor to keep the breath of life in him.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

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