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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 THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... form a relationship upon simple and understandable ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.28  
If what we have learned and felt and seen means anything at all, it means that all of us, whatever our race, creed, or color are the children of a living Creator with whom we may form a relationship upon simple and understandable terms as soon as we are willing and honest enough to try.


2.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... form a true partnership with another human ...   12&12 Step Four, p.53  
The primary fact that we fail to recognize is our total inability to form a true partnership with another human being.


3.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... form" A.A. Traditions as first printed in ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
This is a condensed version of the original "long form" A.A. Traditions as first printed in 1946.


4.
View FOREWORD   ... form and were first published in 1946 ...   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.


5.
View TRADITION TEN essay   ... form another group more to their liking.   12&12 Tradition Ten, p.177  
Disliking the attempt of some to manage a group, half its membership might angrily rush off to form another group more to their liking.


6.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... form at all; and once having formed ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxviii  
These allergic types can never safely use alcohol in any form at all; and once having formed the habit and found they cannot break it, once having lost their self-confidence, their reliance upon things human, their problems pile up on them and become astonishingly difficult to solve.


7.
View APPENDIX III, The Medical View on A.A.   ... form at nominal cost through most A.A. ...   BB Appendix III, The Medical View on A.A., p.570  
(This address is now available in pamphlet form at nominal cost through most A.A. groups or from Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, under the title "Three Talks to Medical Societies by Bill W." -- formerly called "Bill on Alcoholism" and earlier "Alcoholism the Illness.")


8.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... form groups in other cities.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
Besides these, there were scattered alcoholics who had picked up the basic ideas in Akron or New York who were trying to form groups in other cities.


9.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... form groups of depressive and paranoid folks; ...   12&12 Tradition Six, p.156  
We'd form groups of depressive and paranoid folks; the deeper the neurosis, the better we'd like it.


10.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... form ideas as to what we think ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.104  
We form ideas as to what we think God's will is for other people.


11.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... form in general use today.   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
On the next page, A.A.'s "12 Traditions" are seen in their so-called "short form" the form in general use today.


12.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... form" is more explicit and of possible ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
Because the "long form" is more explicit and of possible historic value, it is also reproduced.


13.
View STEP THREE essay   ... form of faulty dependence has caused many ...   12&12 Step Three, p.38  
This very form of faulty dependence has caused many a rebellious alcoholic to conclude that dependence of any sort must be intolerably damaging.


14.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... form of intellectual pride which keeps you ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.181  
If you think you are an atheist, an agnostic, a skeptic, or have any other form of intellectual pride which keeps you from accepting what is in this book, I feel sorry for you.


15.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... form of moral psychology was of urgent ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvii  
We doctors have realized for a long time that some form of moral psychology was of urgent importance to alcoholics, but its application presented difficulties beyond our conception.


16.
View STEP SIX essay   ... form of murder by character assassination, has ...   12&12 Step Six, p.67  
Gossip barbed with our anger, a polite form of murder by character assassination, has its satisfactions for us, too.


17.
View STEP TWO essay   ... form of respectability was our undoing, so ...   12&12 Step Two, p.30  
This phony form of respectability was our undoing, so far as faith was concerned.


18.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... form of self-deception and experimentation, they will ...   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.


19.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... form of society, has to be a ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.172  
Therefore, every nation, in fact every form of society, has to be a government administered by human beings.


20.
View APPENDIX VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form)   ... form" of the Concepts, which follows, was ...   BB Appendix VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form), p.574  
The "short form" of the Concepts, which follows, was prepared by the 1974 General Service Conference.


21.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... form of trouble and misery which has ...   BB Bill's Story, p.15  
There is scarcely any form of trouble and misery which has not been overcome among us.


22.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... form of trouble too.   BB Into Action, p.79  
That's a common form of trouble too.


23.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... form or another we had been living ...   BB We Agnostics, p.54  
In one form or another we had been living by faith and little else.


24.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... form or other it is there.   BB We Agnostics, p.55  
It may be obscured by calamity, by pomp, by worship of other things, but in some form or other it is there.


25.
View FOREWORD   ... form, substance, and unity.   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.


26.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... form" the form in general use today.   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
On the next page, A.A.'s "12 Traditions" are seen in their so-called "short form" the form in general use today.


27.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... form, the Steps are also used by ...   12&12 Step Twelve (Note), p.118  
(*) In adapted form, the Steps are also used by Al-Anon Family Groups.


28.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... form told us that the use of ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.133  
One of the many doctors who had the opportunity of reading this book in manuscript form told us that the use of sweets was often helpful, of course depending upon a doctor's advice.


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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