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1.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... every A.A. group can manage its affairs ...   12&12 Tradition Four, p.146  
But in relation to us, it means very simply that every A.A. group can manage its affairs exactly as it pleases, except when A.A. as a whole is threatened.


2.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... "every A.A. group had many membership rules.   12&12 Tradition Three, p.139  
"At one time," he says, "every A.A. group had many membership rules.


3.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... Every A.A. group ought to be fully ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.562  
Seven -- Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.


4.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   "Every A.A. group ought to be fully ...   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.160  
"Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions."


5.
View STEP EIGHT essay   Every A.A. has found that he can ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.77  
Every A.A. has found that he can make little headway in this new adventure of living until he first backtracks and really makes an accurate and unsparing survey of the human wreckage he has left in his wake.


6.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... every A.A. heart that one day our ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.169  
Perhaps the fear will always lurk in every A.A. heart that one day our name will be exploited by somebody for real cash.


7.
View STEP TWO essay   ... every A.A. meeting is an assurance that ...   12&12 Step Two, p.33  
True humility and an open mind can lead us to faith, and every A.A. meeting is an assurance that God will restore us to sanity if we rightly relate ourselves to Him.


8.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... every A.A. member declares that no satisfaction ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.110  
Practically every A.A. member declares that no satisfaction has been deeper and no joy greater than in a Twelfth Step job well done.


9.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... every A.A. member's name -- and story, too ...   12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.185  
Clearly, every A.A. member's name -- and story, too -- had to be confidential, if he wished.


10.
View STEP ONE essay   ... every A.A. must hit bottom first?   12&12 Step One, p.24  
Why all this insistence that every A.A. must hit bottom first?


11.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... every A.A. who has a religious connection ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.98  
It is to be hoped that every A.A. who has a religious connection which emphasizes meditation will return to the practice of that devotion as never before.


12.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... every abnormal drinker.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.30  
The idea that somehow, someday he will control and enjoy his drinking is the great obsession of every abnormal drinker.


13.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... every alcoholic has been marked by escapades, ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.123  
Now and then the family will be plagued by spectres from the past, for the drinking career of almost every alcoholic has been marked by escapades, funny, humiliating, shameful or tragic.


14.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... every alcoholic has -- that his long period ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.32  
Then he fell victim to a belief which practically every alcoholic has -- that his long period of sobriety and self-discipline had qualified him to drink as other men.


15.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... every alcoholic, he passes into a state ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.24  
At a certain point in the drinking of every alcoholic, he passes into a state where the most powerful desire to stop drinking is of absolutely no avail.


16.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... every alcoholic to read this book through, ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxxii  
I earnestly advise every alcoholic to read this book through, and though perhaps he came to scoff, he may remain to pray.


17.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... every alcoholic who journeys will find a ...   BB A Vision For You, p.162  
Some day we hope that every alcoholic who journeys will find a Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous at his destination.


18.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... every alcoholic who journeys will find the ...   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xv  
Our earliest printing voiced the hope "that every alcoholic who journeys will find the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous at his destination.


19.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... every alcoholic would shrug and say, "Oh, ...   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.164  
Relieved of responsibility, every alcoholic would shrug and say, "Oh, the Foundation is wealthy -- why should I bother?"


20.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... every argument, but that now he has ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.129  
Dad may feel that for years his drinking has placed him on the wrong side of every argument, but that now he has become a superior person with God on his side.


21.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... every aspect of our lives.   BB How It Works, p.67  
This short word somehow touches about every aspect of our lives.


22.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   Every attempt failed.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.33  
Every attempt failed.


23.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... every barrier of race, creed, politics, and ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.141  
Could any then imagine a society which would include every conceivable kind of character, and cut across every barrier of race, creed, politics, and language with ease?


24.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... every bit of information about ourselves and ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.80  
While the purpose of making restitution to others is paramount, it is equally necessary that we extricate from an examination of our personal relations every bit of information about ourselves and our fundamental difficulties that we can.


25.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... every boy in the United States dreams ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.122  
Practically every boy in the United States dreams of becoming our President.


26.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... every brand of fire, only to emerge ...   12&12 Tradition Four, p.146  
Children of chaos, we have defiantly played with every brand of fire, only to emerge unharmed and, we think, wiser.


27.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... every case long before it is suspected.   BB There Is A Solution, p.24  
This tragic situation has already arrived in practically every case long before it is suspected.


28.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... every case, pain had been the price ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.75  
In every case, pain had been the price of admission into a new life.


29.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... every century, and it characterizes the lives ...   12&12 Step Five, p.56  
It has been validated in every century, and it characterizes the lives of all spiritually centered and truly religious people.


30.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... every chance for legitimate security and a ...   12&12 Step Four, p.44  
These people often throw to the winds every chance for legitimate security and a happy family life.


31.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... every conceivable A.A. problem ranging from a ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.169  
Sacks of letters on every conceivable A.A. problem ranging from a lonely-heart Eskimo to the growing pains of thousands of groups must be answered by people who know.


32.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... every conceivable deviation from our Twelve Steps ...   12&12 Tradition Four, p.146  
Over the years, every conceivable deviation from our Twelve Steps and Traditions has been tried.


33.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... every conceivable kind of character, and cut ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.141  
Could any then imagine a society which would include every conceivable kind of character, and cut across every barrier of race, creed, politics, and language with ease?


34.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... every confidence in his ability to recover?   BB To Employers, p.143  
Can you have every confidence in his ability to recover?


35.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... every dark cranny of the past.   BB Into Action, p.75  
We pocket our pride and go to it, illuminating every twist of character, every dark cranny of the past.


36.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... every day.   BB There Is A Solution, p.19  
Those of us who live in large cities are overcome by the reflection that close by hundreds are dropping into oblivion every day.


37.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... every day.   BB Working With Others, p.101  
We meet these conditions every day.


38.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... every day and every night.   BB Bill's Story, pp.3-4  
Golf permitted drinking every day and every night.


39.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... every day, if need be.   BB Working With Others, p.97  
You have to act the Good Samaritan every day, if need be.


40.
View INTO ACTION chapter   Every day is a day when we ...   BB Into Action, p.85  
Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of God's will into all of our activities.


41.
View APPENDIX V, The Religious View on AA   ... every denomination have given A.A. their blessing.   BB Appendix V, The Religious View on A.A., p.572  
Clergymen of practically every denomination have given A.A. their blessing.


42.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... every department of our lives.   BB To Wives, p.116  
Now we try to put spiritual principles to work in every department of our lives.


43.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... every description has been the principal means ...   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.180  
Throughout the world, immense and favorable publicity of every description has been the principal means of bringing alcoholics into our Fellowship.


44.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... every detail where we have since gone ...   12&12 Step Five, p.59  
If the Creator gave us our lives in the first place, then He must know in every detail where we have since gone wrong.


45.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... every direction with the purpose of pleasing ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.120  
We threw money about in every direction with the purpose of pleasing ourselves and impressing other people.


46.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... every distinguished person whose support can be ...   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.181  
A worthy charity wants to raise money; forthwith, its letterhead shows the name of every distinguished person whose support can be obtained.


47.
View TRADITION FIVE essay   Every doctor concerned would at times wish ...   12&12 Tradition Five, p.150  
Every doctor concerned would at times wish he could devote himself to his chosen field rather than work only with the group.


48.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... every evidence that women regain their health ...   BB To Wives, p.104  
There is every evidence that women regain their health as readily as men if they try our suggestions.


49.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   Every few days this doctor suggests our ...   BB A Vision For You, p.162  
Every few days this doctor suggests our approach to one of his patients.


50.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... every form of self-deception and experimentation, they ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.31  
By every form of self-deception and experimentation, they will try to prove themselves exceptions to the rule, therefore nonalcoholic.


51.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... every form of society, has to be ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.172  
Therefore, every nation, in fact every form of society, has to be a government administered by human beings.


52.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... every friend and newcomer.   12&12 Tradition Two, p.132  
This, too, is a puzzler for every friend and newcomer.


53.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... every friend who looks at A.A. for ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.129  
Every newcomer, every friend who looks at A.A. for the first time is greatly puzzled.


54.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... every group.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xix  
Soon A.A. was beset by these very problems on every side and in every group.


55.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   Every group had the right to be ...   12&12 Tradition Four, p.147  
Every group had the right to be wrong.


56.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... every human being has for practical insight ...   12&12 Step Five, p.56  
Psychiatrists and psychologists point out the deep need every human being has for practical insight and knowledge of his own personality flaws and for a discussion of them with an understanding and trustworthy person.


57.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... every human being he could.   12&12 Step Eleven, p.101  
Then he asked for the grace to bring love, forgiveness, harmony, truth, faith, hope, light, and joy to every human being he could.


58.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... every human being in the world.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.121  
We forgot that most alcoholics in A.A. have an earning power considerably above average; we forgot the immense goodwill of our brother A.A.'s who were only too eager to help us to better jobs when we deserved them; we forgot the actual or potential financial insecurity of every human being in the world.


59.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... every human being we know.   12&12 Step Eight, p.77  
First, we take a look backward and try to discover where we have been at fault; next we make a vigorous attempt to repair the damage we have done; and third, having thus cleaned away the debris of the past, we consider how, with our newfound knowledge of ourselves, we may develop the best possible relations with every human being we know.


60.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... every imaginable remedy.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.31  
We have tried every imaginable remedy.


61.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... every instance the alcoholic only seems to ...   BB To Wives, p.108  
Of course, there is such a thing as incompatibility, but in nearly every instance the alcoholic only seems to be unloving and inconsiderate; it is usually because he is warped and sickened that he says and does these appalling things.


62.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... every kind.   BB To Wives, p.114  
Since this book was first published, A.A. has released thousands of alcoholics from asylums and hospitals of every kind.


63.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... every known means to get the jay-walking ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.38  
He tries every known means to get the jay-walking idea out of his head.


64.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... every known remedy.   BB To Employers, p.137  
Some employers have tried every known remedy.


65.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... every lip were the words "You can't ...   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.161  
On every lip were the words "You can't mix A.A. and money.


66.
View STEP THREE essay   Every man and woman who has joined ...   12&12 Step Three, p.35  
Every man and woman who has joined A.A. and intends to stick has, without realizing it, made a beginning on Step Three.


67.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... every man that he can get well ...   BB Working With Others, p.98  
Burn the idea into the consciousness of every man that he can get well regardless of anyone.


68.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... every man who drinks others are involved ...   BB To Wives, p.104  
But for every man who drinks others are involved -- the wife who trembles in fear of the next debauch; the mother and father who see their son wasting away.


69.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... every man, woman, and child, is the ...   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.


70.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   Every means of solving his problem which ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.32  
Every means of solving his problem which money could buy was at his disposal.


71.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... every member to a single resolve: "Out ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.143  
A great wave of outraged resentment engulfed the meeting, sweeping every member to a single resolve: "Out he goes!"


72.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... every modern employer feels a moral responsibility ...   BB To Employers, p.137  
Nearly every modern employer feels a moral responsibility for the well-being of his help, and he tries to meet these responsibilities.


73.
View STEP THREE essay   Every modern house has electric wiring carrying ...   12&12 Step Three, p.36  
Every modern house has electric wiring carrying power and light to its interior.


74.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... every moment spent in getting them straightened ...   BB To Employers, p.150  
I have enjoyed every moment spent in getting them straightened out.(*)


75.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... every nation, in fact every form of ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.172  
Therefore, every nation, in fact every form of society, has to be a government administered by human beings.


76.
View STEP ONE essay   Every natural instinct cries out against the ...   12&12 Step One, p.21  
Every natural instinct cries out against the idea of personal powerlessness.


77.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... every necessary step, submit to anything to ...   BB To Employers, p.142  
Will he take every necessary step, submit to anything to get well, to stop drinking forever?


78.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... every nerve to make up for lost ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.126  
He is straining every nerve to make up for lost time.


79.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   Every new alcoholic looks for this spirit ...   BB Working With Others, p.103  
Every new alcoholic looks for this spirit among us and is immensely relieved when he finds we are not witch-burners.


80.
View TRADITION ONE essay   Every newcomer, every friend who looks at ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.129  
Every newcomer, every friend who looks at A.A. for the first time is greatly puzzled.


81.
View STEP SEVEN essay   Every newcomer in Alcoholics Anonymous is told, ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.72  
Every newcomer in Alcoholics Anonymous is told, and soon realizes for himself, that his humble admission of powerlessness over alcohol is his first step toward liberation from its paralyzing grip.


82.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... every newcomer that more is being asked ...   12&12 Step Four, p.49  
So when A.A. suggests a fearless moral inventory, it must seem to every newcomer that more is being asked of him than he can do.


83.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... every news outlet in North America, setting ...   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.182  
The Foundation(*) wrote letters to practically every news outlet in North America, setting forth our public relations policy of attraction rather than promotion, and emphasizing personal anonymity as A.A.'s greatest protection.


84.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... every newsfront, the men and women of ...   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.181  
On almost every newsfront, the men and women of the press have attached themselves to us as friends.


85.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... every night.   BB Bill's Story, p.3  
My drinking assumed more serious proportions, continuing all day and almost every night.


86.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... every night.   BB Bill's Story, pp.3-4  
Golf permitted drinking every day and every night.


87.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... every night, but in order to get ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
My phobia for sleeplessness demanded that I get drunk every night, but in order to get more liquor for the next night, I had to stay sober during the day, at least up to four o'clock.


88.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... every night nevertheless.   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.178  
I gave the matter much time and study for the next two and a half years, but I still got tight every night nevertheless.


89.
View STEP SIX essay   Every normal person wants, for example, to ...   12&12 Step Six, p.64  
Every normal person wants, for example, to eat, to reproduce, to be somebody in the society of his fellows.


90.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... every oldtimer in our Society has gone ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.135  
Nearly every oldtimer in our Society has gone through this process in some degree.


91.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... every one.   BB How It Works, p.67  
We cannot be helpful to all people, but at least God will show us how to take a kindly and tolerant view of each and every one.


92.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... every one?   BB Into Action, p.76  
Can He now take them all -- every one?


93.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   Every one of them has gained access ...   BB We Agnostics, p.50  
Every one of them has gained access to, and believes in, a Power greater than himself.


94.
View TRADITION TWO essay   Every one of them may be promptly ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.134  
Every one of them may be promptly eliminated at the next election if they try this.


95.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... every one of us had been an ...   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.181  
By temperament, nearly every one of us had been an irrepressible promoter, and the prospect of a society composed almost entirely of promoters was frightening.


96.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... every one of us had wished to ...   12&12 Tradition Six, p.156  
Nearly every one of us had wished to do great good, perform great deeds, and embody great ideals.


97.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... every one of us is that we ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.17  
The tremendous fact for every one of us is that we have discovered a common solution.


98.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... every one of us sense more deeply ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.125  
With each passing day of our lives, may every one of us sense more deeply the inner meaning of A.A.'s simple prayer:


99.
View STEP SIX essay   ... every other difficulty or defect?   12&12 Step Six, p.64  
Having been granted a perfect release from alcoholism, why then shouldn't we be able to achieve by the same means a perfect release from every other difficulty or defect?


100.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... every pore, and inflict that upon those ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.81  
What happens when we wallow in depression, self-pity oozing from every pore, and inflict that upon those about us?


101.
View APPENDIX VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form)   ... every practical purpose, the active voice and ...   BB Appendix VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form), p.574  
II. The General Service Conference of A.A. has become, for nearly every practical purpose, the active voice and the effective conscience of our whole Society in its world affairs.


102.
View STEP THREE essay   ... every problem.   12&12 Step Three, p.37  
Oh yes, we'll weigh the pros and cons of every problem.


103.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... every problem drinker will be lessened.   BB To Wives, p.115  
Then that terrible tension which grips the home of every problem drinker will be lessened.


104.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... every respect except in the effect alcohol ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxx  
Then there are types entirely normal in every respect except in the effect alcohol has upon them.


105.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... every right to be self-confident, that it ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.40  
I felt I had every right to be self-confident, that it would be only a matter of exercising my will power and keeping on guard.


106.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... every season of grief or suffering, when ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.105  
He will also report that out of every season of grief or suffering, when the hand of God seemed heavy or even unjust, new lessons for living were learned, new resources of courage were uncovered, and that finally, inescapably, the conviction came that God does "move in a mysterious way His wonders to perform."


107.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... every serious drinker, "You are an A.A. ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.139  
For A.A. is really saying to every serious drinker, "You are an A.A. member if you say so.


108.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... every serious emotional problem can be seen ...   12&12 Step Four, p.42  
Nearly every serious emotional problem can be seen as a case of misdirected instinct.


109.
View APPENDIX VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form)   ... Every service responsibility should be matched by ...   BB Appendix VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form), p.575  
X. Every service responsibility should be matched by an equal service authority, with the scope of such authority well defined.


110.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... every side and in every group.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xix  
Soon A.A. was beset by these very problems on every side and in every group.


111.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... every single defect of character which stands ...   BB Into Action, p.76  
I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you and my fellows.


112.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... every single one of us.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.37  
To us it is not far-fetched, for this kind of thinking has been characteristic of every single one of us.


113.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... every society on earth give authority to ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.172  
Doesn't nearly every society on earth give authority to some of its members to impose obedience upon the rest and to punish or expel offenders?


114.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... every sound human being experiences, at some ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.117  
Nearly every sound human being experiences, at some time in life, a compelling desire to find a mate of the opposite sex with whom the fullest possible union can be made -- spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical.


115.
View STEP ONE essay   ... every spree, he would say to himself, ...   12&12 Step One, p.23  
Following every spree, he would say to himself, "Maybe those A.A.'s were right. ..."


116.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... every step at first.   12&12 Step Seven, p.73  
Rebellion dogs our every step at first.


117.
View STEP THREE essay   Every such pressure group, if it is ...   12&12 Step Three, p.37  
Every such pressure group, if it is strong enough, self-righteously imposes its will upon the rest.


118.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... every test of uncertainty, pain, fear, and ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.131  
And this they did find, in measure to transcend all the defects of their frail craft, every test of uncertainty, pain, fear, and despair, and even the death of one.


119.
View STEP FOUR essay   Every time a person imposes his instincts ...   12&12 Step Four, p.44  
Every time a person imposes his instincts unreasonably upon others, unhappiness follows.


120.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... every time he tries to look within ...   12&12 Step Four, p.49  
Both his pride and his fear beat him back every time he tries to look within himself.


121.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... every time I do it I take ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.181  
4. Because every time I do it I take out a little more insurance for myself against a possible slip.


122.
View STEP TEN essay   ... every time we are disturbed, no matter ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.90  
It is a spiritual axiom that every time we are disturbed, no matter what the cause, there is something wrong with us.


123.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   Every time we have tried to professionalize ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.166  
Every time we have tried to professionalize our Twelfth Step, the result has been exactly the same: Our single purpose has been defeated.


124.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... every time we played the big shot, ...   12&12 Step Four, p.47  
We had to see that every time we played the big shot, we turned people against us.


125.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... every time you get drunk.   BB To Employers, p.147  
You put me on the spot every time you get drunk.


126.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... every twist of character, every dark cranny ...   BB Into Action, p.75  
We pocket our pride and go to it, illuminating every twist of character, every dark cranny of the past.


127.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... every woman who has an alcoholic husband.   BB To Wives, p.108  
These are some of the questions which race through the mind of every woman who has an alcoholic husband.


128.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... every word and trying to take in ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.99  
As beginners in meditation, we might now reread this prayer several times very slowly, savoring every word and trying to take in the deep meaning of each phrase and idea.


129.
View STEP THREE essay   ... every worldly and practical-minded beginner, this Step ...   12&12 Step Three, p.35  
To every worldly and practical-minded beginner, this Step looks hard, even impossible.


130.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... every year.   BB To Employers, p.149  
This same company spends millions for research every year.


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