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1.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... experience.   BB There Is A Solution, p.27  
This hope, however, was destroyed by the doctor's telling him that while his religious convictions were very good, in his case they did not spell the necessary vital spiritual experience.


2.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... experience.   BB There Is A Solution, pp.28-29  
Surprisingly enough, we find such convictions no great obstacle to a spiritual experience.


3.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... experience.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.39  
This is a point we wish to emphasize and re-emphasize, to smash home upon our alcoholic readers as it has been revealed to us out of bitter experience.


4.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... experience.   BB We Agnostics, p.56  
One night, when confined in a hospital, he was approached by an alcoholic who had known a spiritual experience.


5.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... Experience."   BB We Agnostics (Note), p.47  
(*) Please be sure to read Appendix II on "Spiritual Experience."


6.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... experience.   BB How It Works, p.70  
These are facts out of our experience.


7.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... experience.   BB Into Action, p.75  
We may have had certain spiritual beliefs, but now we begin to have a spiritual experience.


8.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... experience.   BB Into Action, p.85  
That is our experience.


9.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience.   BB Working With Others, p.92  
Keep his attention focussed mainly on your personal experience.


10.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... experience.   BB To Wives, pp.118-119  
Your husband will be the first to say it was your devotion and care which brought him to the point where he could have a spiritual experience.


11.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience.   BB The Family Afterward, p.128  
Assume on the other hand that father has, at the outset, a stirring spiritual experience.


12.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience.   BB A Vision For You, p.158  
He had begun to have a spiritual experience.


13.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... experience.   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.180  
Of far more importance was the fact that he was the first living human with whom I had ever talked, who knew what he was talking about in regard to alcoholism from actual experience.


14.
View APPENDIX II, Spiritual Experience   ... experience.   BB Appendix II, Spiritual Experience, p.568  
Most of us think this awareness of a Power greater than ourselves is the essence of spiritual experience.


15.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... experience.   12&12 Step Eleven, p.104  
They are matters of knowledge and experience.


16.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... experience.   12&12 Tradition One, p.131  
By faith and by works we have been able to build upon the lessons of an incredible experience.


17.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... experience.   12&12 Tradition Three, p.139  
To establish this principle of membership took years of harrowing experience.


18.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... experience.   12&12 Tradition Four, p.149  
He said he wished he'd paid some attention to A.A. experience.


19.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... experience.   12&12 Tradition Six, pp.157-158  
Soon they'd spotted their man, an A.A. with the necessary experience.


20.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... experience.   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.167  
But when we had declared that our Fellowship couldn't hire service workers nor could any A.A. member carry our knowledge into other fields, we were taking the counsel of fear, fear which today has been largely dispelled in the light of experience.


21.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... experience a man was brought in to ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxxi  
About one year prior to this experience a man was brought in to be treated for chronic alcoholism.


22.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... experience: A woman's voice came faintly over ...   BB To Employers, p.137  
Still another experience: A woman's voice came faintly over long distance from Virginia.


23.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... experience after another clinched this determination until ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.141  
One dramatic experience after another clinched this determination until it became our universal tradition.


24.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... experience along to me -- if I cared ...   BB Bill's Story, p.9  
He had come to pass his experience along to me -- if I cared to have it.


25.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... experience an entire psychic change there is ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxix  
This is repeated over and over, and unless this person can experience an entire psychic change there is very little hope of his recovery.


26.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience and a life of sane and ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.130  
We have found nothing incompatible between a powerful spiritual experience and a life of sane and happy usefulness.


27.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... experience and knowledge.   BB There Is A Solution, p.19  
We shall bring to the task our combined experience and knowledge.


28.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... experience and learn.   12&12 Step Eleven, p.100  
We rest quietly with the thoughts of someone who knows, so that we may experience and learn.


29.
View APPENDIX II, Spiritual Experience   ... experience" and "spiritual awakening" are used many ...   BB Appendix II, Spiritual Experience, p.567  
The terms "spiritual experience" and "spiritual awakening" are used many times in this book which, upon careful reading, shows that the personality change sufficient to bring about recovery from alcoholism has manifested itself among us in many different forms.


30.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience and told him about the course ...   BB A Vision For You, p.157  
The two friends spoke of their spiritual experience and told him about the course of action they carried out.


31.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... experience as Medical Director of one of ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvii  
I say this after many years' experience as Medical Director of one of the oldest hospitals in the country treating alcoholic and drug addiction.


32.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... experience before the world.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
It was now time, the struggling groups thought, to place their message and unique experience before the world.


33.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... experience by the dozen.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.42  
They cited cases out of their own experience by the dozen.


34.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... experience can benefit others.   BB Into Action, p.84  
No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others.


35.
View APPENDIX II, Spiritual Experience   ... experience can recover, provided he does not ...   BB Appendix II, Spiritual Experience, p.568  
Most emphatically we wish to say that any alcoholic capable of honestly facing his problems in the light of our experience can recover, provided he does not close his mind to all spiritual concepts.


36.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience closely tallied with his own.   BB A Vision For You, p.160  
Impressed by those who visited him at the hospital, he capitulated entirely when, later, in an upper room of this house, he heard the story of some man whose experience closely tallied with his own.


37.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... experience does provide certain answers that work ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.117  
We A.A.'s cannot pretend to offer full answers to age-old perplexities, but our own experience does provide certain answers that work for us.


38.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... experience, following a meeting with an alcoholic ...   BB Foreword to Second Edition, pp.xv-xvi  
Six months earlier, the broker had been relieved of his drink obsession by a sudden spiritual experience, following a meeting with an alcoholic friend who had been in contact with the Oxford Groups of that day.


39.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience galore.   BB The Family Afterward, p.126  
With these we have had experience galore.


40.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... experience had made him skeptical, he finished ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.26  
Though experience had made him skeptical, he finished his treatment with unusual confidence.


41.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   Experience has often warned us that nothing ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.564  
Experience has often warned us that nothing can so surely destroy our spiritual heritage as futile disputes over property, money, and authority.


42.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   Experience has often warned us that nothing ...   12&12 Tradition Seven (Long), p.191  
Experience has often warned us that nothing can so surely destroy our spiritual heritage as futile disputes over property, money, and authority.


43.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience, has stepped over the threshold of ...   BB A Vision For You, p.160  
Many a man, yet dazed from his hospital experience, has stepped over the threshold of that home into freedom.


44.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... experience has taught us that:   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.563  
Our A.A. experience has taught us that:


45.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   Experience has taught us that these are ...   BB We Agnostics, p.50  
Experience has taught us that these are matters about which, for our purpose, we need not be worried.


46.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... experience has taught us we cannot live ...   12&12 Step Five, p.55  
A.A. experience has taught us we cannot live alone with our pressing problems and the character defects which cause or aggravate them.


47.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... experience has yet given to those ever-urgent ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
The "12 Traditions" of Alcoholics Anonymous are, we A.A.'s believe, the best answers that our experience has yet given to those ever-urgent questions, "How can A.A. best function?" and, "How can A.A. best stay whole and so survive?"


48.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience, he conceded, was absolutely necessary, but ...   BB A Vision For You, p.155  
A spiritual experience, he conceded, was absolutely necessary, but the price seemed high upon the basis suggested.


49.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience, how the queer mental condition surrounding ...   BB Working With Others, p.92  
Show him, from your own experience, how the queer mental condition surrounding that first drink prevents normal functioning of the will power.


50.
View FOREWORD   ... experience in a book which finally reached ...   12&12 Foreword, p.17  
Nevertheless, the infant Society determined to set down its experience in a book which finally reached the public in April 1939.


51.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... experience in A.A. does seem to suggest..."   12&12 Tradition Nine, pp.173-174  
But the majority experience in A.A. does seem to suggest..."


52.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... experience in proof of it, still be ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.96  
To certain newcomers and to those one-time agnostics who still cling to the A.A. group as their higher power, claims for the power of prayer may, despite all the logic and experience in proof of it, still be unconvincing or quite objectionable.


53.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... experience in the Cathedral burst upon me.   BB Bill's Story, p.12  
The real significance of my experience in the Cathedral burst upon me.


54.
View PREFACE   ... Experience"; in the second edition, the appendices ...   BB Preface, p.xi  
The second printing of the first edition added the appendix "Spiritual Experience"; in the second edition, the appendices on A.A. Tradition, the "medical view" and "religious view" of A.A., the Lasker Award and information on how to contact A.A. were added, and the appendix on the Alcoholic Foundation was discontinued.


55.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... experience in this Step has meant to ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.82  
Whenever our pencil falters, we can fortify and cheer ourselves by remembering what A.A. experience in this Step has meant to others.


56.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... Experience," indicates a multitude of ways in ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.28  
The distinguished American psychologist, William James, in his book "Varieties of Religious Experience," indicates a multitude of ways in which men have discovered God.


57.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience is a criterion, more than half ...   BB A Vision For You, p.163  
Some of them may sink and perhaps never get up, but if our experience is a criterion, more than half of those approached will become fellows of Alcoholics Anonymous.


58.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... experience, is sound, and who is willing ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.135  
The elder statesman is the one who sees the wisdom of the group's decision, who holds no resentment over his reduced status, whose judgment, fortified by considerable experience, is sound, and who is willing to sit quietly on the sidelines patiently awaiting developments.


59.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience is the thing of supreme value ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.124  
Henry Ford once made a wise remark to the effect that experience is the thing of supreme value in life.


60.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... experience, it didn't necessarily mean that we ...   12&12 Step Five, p.58  
But while this was a humiliating experience, it didn't necessarily mean that we had yet acquired much actual humility.


61.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... experience may come to you.   BB To Wives, p.116  
This experience may come to you.


62.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... experience means anything at all, this is ...   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.


63.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... experience of a man who thought he ...   BB We Agnostics, p.55  
In this book you will read the experience of a man who thought he was an atheist.


64.
View STEP TEN essay   ... experience of an occasional retreat from the ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.89  
Many of us also like the experience of an occasional retreat from the outside world where we can quiet down for an undisturbed day or so of self-overhaul and meditation.


65.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... experience of any alcoholic will abundantly confirm ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.23  
The experience of any alcoholic will abundantly confirm this.


66.
View STEP TWO essay   ... experience, of course.   12&12 Step Two, p.27  
"This is only one man's opinion based on his own experience, of course.


67.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... experience of meditation and prayer across the ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.98  
The actual experience of meditation and prayer across the centuries is, of course, immense.


68.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... experience of society and government everywhere, that ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.141  
Why did we dare to say, contrary to the experience of society and government everywhere, that we would neither punish nor deprive any A.A. of membership, that we must never compel anyone to pay anything, believe anything, or conform to anything?


69.
View INTRODUCTION   ... experience of the A.A. pioneers captured in ...   12&12 Introduction, p.14  
We hope that the collective spiritual experience of the A.A. pioneers captured in these pages continues to help alcoholics and friends of A.A. understand the principles of our program.


70.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... experience of this kind, and he was ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.39  
It was his first experience of this kind, and he was much ashamed of it.


71.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience, only to enjoy, in a few ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.134  
Some of us had this experience, only to enjoy, in a few months, a finer intimacy than ever.


72.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience out of the past.   BB The Family Afterward, p.132  
Outsiders are sometimes shocked when we burst into merriment over a seemingly tragic experience out of the past.


73.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... experience, plus the knowledge he had acquired, ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.40  
He was positive that this humiliating experience, plus the knowledge he had acquired, would keep him sober the rest of his life.


74.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... experience seems impossible, but to continue as ...   BB We Agnostics, p.44  
To one who feels he is an atheist or agnostic such an experience seems impossible, but to continue as he is means disaster, especially if he is an alcoholic of the hopeless variety.


75.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience shows that nothing will so much ...   BB Working With Others, p.89  
Practical experience shows that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics.


76.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   Experience shows that such an attitude is ...   BB Working With Others, p.103  
Experience shows that such an attitude is not helpful to anyone.


77.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience shows that this is not necessarily ...   BB Working With Others, p.101  
Our experience shows that this is not necessarily so.


78.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... experience shows that you need not be ...   BB We Agnostics, p.44  
Our experience shows that you need not be disconcerted.


79.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... experience, some of it painful.   BB To Wives, p.121  
But what we have related is based upon experience, some of it painful.


80.
View FOREWORD TO THIRD EDITION   ... experience, strength, and hope.   BB Foreword to Third Edition, p.xxii  
Each day, somewhere in the world, recovery begins when one alcoholic talks with another alcoholic, sharing experience, strength, and hope.


81.
View FOREWORD TO FOURTH EDITION   ... experience, strength, and hope with each other, ...   BB Foreword to Fourth Edition, p.xxiv  
In any meeting, anywhere, A.A.'s share experience, strength, and hope with each other, in order to stay sober and help other alcoholics.


82.
View PREAMBLE   ... experience, strength and hope with each other ...   Grapevine Preamble  
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.


83.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... experience taught us that to take away ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.141  
At last experience taught us that to take away any alcoholic's full chance was sometimes to pronounce his death sentence, and often to condemn him to endless misery.


84.
View STEP TWO essay   ... experience tell all these they may still ...   12&12 Step Two, p.28  
Can A.A. experience tell all these they may still find a faith that works?


85.
View FOREWORD   ... experience that A.A.'s Twelve Traditions took form ...   12&12 Foreword, p.18  
It was out of this vast welter of explosive experience that A.A.'s Twelve Traditions took form and were first published in 1946 and later confirmed at A.A.'s First International Convention, held at Cleveland in 1950.


86.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... experience that particularly in these cases we ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.104  
It is A.A.'s experience that particularly in these cases we ought to pray that God's will, whatever it is, be done for others as well as for ourselves.


87.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... experience, that we have found nothing which ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxviii  
We feel, after many years of experience, that we have found nothing which has contributed more to the rehabilitation of these men than the altruistic movement now growing up among them.


88.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... experience, that we surely must try with ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.73  
But again we are driven on by the inescapable conclusion which we draw from A.A. experience, that we surely must try with a will, or else fall by the wayside.


89.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience, the alcoholic will find he has ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.131  
Being possessed of a spiritual experience, the alcoholic will find he has much in common with these people, though he may differ with them on many matters.


90.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... experience the conviction grew that A.A.'s had ...   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xix  
But out of this frightening and at first disrupting experience the conviction grew that A.A.'s had to hang together or die separately.


91.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... experience the kind of giving that asks ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.106  
Here we experience the kind of giving that asks no rewards.


92.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience, the man agreed that no amount ...   BB A Vision For You, p.155  
When our friend related his experience, the man agreed that no amount of will power he might muster could stop his drinking for long.


93.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... experience the sense of ease and comfort ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxviii  
They are restless, irritable and discontented, unless they can again experience the sense of ease and comfort which comes at once by taking a few drinks -- drinks which they see others taking with impunity.


94.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... experience, the structure of our Society was ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.131  
On anvils of experience, the structure of our Society was hammered out.


95.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... experience they forgave each other and drew ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.124  
In the first flush of spiritual experience they forgave each other and drew closer together.


96.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... experience, they have turned to easier methods.   BB Into Action, p.72  
Trying to avoid this humbling experience, they have turned to easier methods.


97.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... experience, this business of resentment is infinitely ...   BB How It Works, p.66  
But with the alcoholic, whose hope is the maintenance and growth of a spiritual experience, this business of resentment is infinitely grave.


98.
View STEP ONE essay   ... experience, this is one of the facts ...   12&12 Step One, p.21  
Proved beyond doubt by an immense experience, this is one of the facts of A.A. life.


99.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... experience, this prayer was his expression of ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.99  
And as he came out the other side of that painful experience, this prayer was his expression of what he could then see, feel, and wish to become:


100.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... experience to their service at The General ...   12&12 Tradition Eight (Note), p.169  
These A.A.'s bring a wide range of business and professional experience to their service at The General Service Office.


101.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... experience to think that they can stop, ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.33  
Young people may be encouraged by this man's experience to think that they can stop, as he did, on their own will power.


102.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... experience top secret.   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.171  
We cannot declare A.A. such a closed corporation that we keep our knowledge and experience top secret.


103.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... experience, we are sure they will come.   BB A Vision For You, p.153  
Should you wish them above all else, and be willing to make use of our experience, we are sure they will come.


104.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... experience, we ask that we be given ...   BB Into Action, p.79  
Reminding ourselves that we have decided to go to any lengths to find a spiritual experience, we ask that we be given strength and direction to do the right thing, no matter what the personal consequences may be.


105.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... experience were being sold for money, hence ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.167  
In all these instances, and more, it was claimed that A.A. knowledge and experience were being sold for money, hence these people, too, were professionals.


106.
View STEP TEN essay   ... experience whether we are drinking or not.   12&12 Step Ten, p.88  
But there is another kind of hangover which we all experience whether we are drinking or not.


107.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... experience, which as we have already told ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.28  
Here was the terrible dilemma in which our friend found himself when he had the extraordinary experience, which as we have already told you, made him a free man.


108.
View FOREWORD   ... experience which finally produced the Twelve Traditions ...   12&12 Foreword, p.18  
The Tradition section of this volume portrays in some detail the experience which finally produced the Twelve Traditions and so gave A.A. its present form, substance, and unity.


109.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... experience which has led us to the ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.135  
This is the experience which has led us to the conclusion that our group conscience, well-advised by its elders, will be in the long run wiser than any single leader.


110.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... experience will conquer.   BB We Agnostics, p.44  
If that be the case, you may be suffering from an illness which only a spiritual experience will conquer.


111.
View APPENDIX III, The Medical View on A.A.   ... experience with A.A., said: "The alcoholics we ...   BB Appendix III, The Medical View on A.A., p.570  
Dr. John F. Stouffer, Chief Psychiatrist, Philadelphia General Hospital, citing his experience with A.A., said: "The alcoholics we get here at Philadelphia General are mostly those who cannot afford private treatment, and A.A. is by far the greatest thing we have been able to offer them.


112.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... experience with alcoholic excuses naturally arouses suspicion.   BB To Employers, p.146  
Long experience with alcoholic excuses naturally arouses suspicion.


113.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience with an alcoholic, this may seem ...   BB Working With Others, p.101  
To a person who has had experience with an alcoholic, this may seem like tempting Providence, but it isn't.


114.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... experience with Step Four.   12&12 Step Four, p.46  
They can do this, for they are the carriers of A.A.'s tested experience with Step Four.


115.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... experience with the sufferings of our members ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxv  
Convincing testimony must surely come from medical men who have had experience with the sufferings of our members and have witnessed our return to health.


116.
View INTRODUCTION   ... experience within the Fellowship on how A.A. ...   12&12 Introduction, p.14  
Bill W., who along with Dr. Bob S. founded Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935, wrote the book to share 18 years of collective experience within the Fellowship on how A.A. members recover, and how our society functions.


117.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience you can be uniquely useful to ...   BB Working With Others, p.89  
Ministers and doctors are competent and you can learn much from them if you wish, but it happens that because of your own drinking experience you can be uniquely useful to other alcoholics.


118.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience you must not miss.   BB Working With Others, p.89  
To watch people recover, to see them help others, to watch loneliness vanish, to see a fellowship grow up about you, to have a host of friends -- this is an experience you must not miss.


119.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... experience yourself, you can give him much ...   BB Working With Others, p.96  
Having had the experience yourself, you can give him much practical advice.


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