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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 INTO ACTION chapter   ... foundation?  BB Into Action, p.75  
Have we skimped on the cement put into the foundation?


2.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation a dollar apiece, and here I ...  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162  
I felt especially virtuous as I thought of all the ex-drunks who wouldn't even send the Foundation a dollar apiece, and here I was gladly making a five-dollar investment to fix a hangover.


3.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation a sum of ten thousand dollars.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163  
When her will was read, it was discovered she had left Alcoholics Anonymous in trust with the Alcoholic Foundation a sum of ten thousand dollars.


4.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... Foundation(*), A.A.'s headquarters in New York, wanting ...  12&12 Tradition Four, p.148  
They wrote the Foundation(*), A.A.'s headquarters in New York, wanting to know about this sort of streamlining.


5.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... Foundation(*) and intergroup offices, we couldn't employ ...  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.168  
At the Foundation(*) and intergroup offices, we couldn't employ nonalcoholics as secretaries; we had to have people who knew the A.A. pitch.


6.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation board already knew of a total ...  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.164  
They pointed out that the Foundation board already knew of a total of half a million dollars set aside for A.A. in the wills of people still alive.


7.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... Foundation Board,(*) nor the humblest group committee ...  12&12 Tradition Nine, p.173  
Neither its General Service Conference, its Foundation Board,(*) nor the humblest group committee can issue a single directive to an A.A. member and make it stick, let alone mete out any punishment.


8.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation's financial policy.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.165  
Bare running expenses plus a prudent reserve would henceforth be the Foundation's financial policy.


9.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... Foundation for a charter.  12&12 Tradition Four, p.148  
They understood that the elders, just to nail things down good, were about to apply to the Foundation for a charter.


10.
View CONTENTS   ... foundation for life.  12&12 Contents (Step Eleven), p.8  
An unshakable foundation for life.


11.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... foundation for life.  12&12 Step Eleven, p.98  
But when they are logically related and interwoven, the result is an unshakable foundation for life.


12.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General ...  12&12 Tradition Three (Note), p.140  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


13.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General ...  12&12 Tradition Four (Note), p.148  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


14.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General ...  12&12 Tradition Seven (Note), p.162  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


15.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General ...  12&12 Tradition Eight (Note), p.168  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


16.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General ...  12&12 Tradition Nine (Note), p.173  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


17.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General ...  12&12 Tradition Eleven (Note), p.182  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


18.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation is wealthy -- why should I bother?"  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.164  
Relieved of responsibility, every alcoholic would shrug and say, "Oh, the Foundation is wealthy -- why should I bother?"


19.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation(*) letterbox in New York.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162  
He explains that when Jack Alexander's Saturday Evening Post piece broke in 1941, thousands of frantic letters from distraught alcoholics and their families hit the Foundation(*) letterbox in New York.


20.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation obtained money from outside sources, its ...  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.164  
Whoever pays the piper is apt to call the tune, and if the A.A. Foundation obtained money from outside sources, its trustees might be tempted to run things without reference to the wishes of A.A. as a whole.


21.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... foundation of all our Traditions, ever reminding ...  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.562  
Twelve -- Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.


22.
View CONTENTS   ... foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding ...  12&12 Contents (Tradition Twelve), p.13  
Tradition Twelve -- "Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities."


23.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184  
"Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities."


24.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... foundation of complete willingness I might build ...  BB Bill's Story, p.12  
Upon a foundation of complete willingness I might build what I saw in my friend.


25.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... foundation of his life will have to ...  12&12 Step Four, p.50  
By now the newcomer has probably arrived at the following conclusions: that his character defects, representing instincts gone astray, have been the primary cause of his drinking and his failure at life; that unless he is now willing to work hard at the elimination of the worst of these defects, both sobriety and peace of mind will still elude him; that all the faulty foundation of his life will have to be torn out and built anew on bedrock.


26.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... foundation of them all.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184  
Because A.A.'s Twelve Traditions repeatedly ask us to give up personal desires for the common good, we realize that the sacrificial spirit -- well symbolized by anonymity -- is the foundation of them all.


27.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... Foundation office.  12&12 Tradition Four, p.149  
The head promoter wrote the Foundation office.


28.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... Foundation office(*) asked each group to send ...  12&12 Tradition Three, p.140  
Our Foundation office(*) asked each group to send in its list of 'protective' regulations.


29.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... Foundation office is now the General Service ...  12&12 Tradition Three (Note), p.140  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


30.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... Foundation office is now the General Service ...  12&12 Tradition Four (Note), p.148  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


31.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation office is now the General Service ...  12&12 Tradition Seven (Note), p.162  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


32.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... Foundation office is now the General Service ...  12&12 Tradition Eight (Note), p.168  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


33.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... Foundation office is now the General Service ...  12&12 Tradition Nine (Note), p.173  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


34.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... Foundation office is now the General Service ...  12&12 Tradition Eleven (Note), p.182  
(*) In 1954, the name of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc., was changed to the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc., and the Foundation office is now the General Service Office.


35.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... Foundation, once an independent board, is today ...  12&12 Tradition Nine, p.175  
Even our Foundation, once an independent board, is today directly accountable to our Fellowship.


36.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... foundation principle of each of A.A.'s Twelve ...  12&12 Step Seven, p.70  
Indeed, the attainment of greater humility is the foundation principle of each of A.A.'s Twelve Steps.


37.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... foundation stone of your recovery.  BB Working With Others, p.97  
Helping others is the foundation stone of your recovery.


38.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... foundation than the man who is placing ...  BB The Family Afterward, pp.129-130  
Though some of his manifestations are alarming and disagreeable, we think dad will be on a firmer foundation than the man who is placing business or professional success ahead of spiritual development.


39.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... Foundation that it could issue no charter, ...  12&12 Tradition Four, p.148  
By his eloquence he allayed all fears, despite advice from the Foundation that it could issue no charter, and that ventures which mixed an A.A. group with medication and education had come to sticky ends elsewhere.


40.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... Foundation, the same story repeats itself.  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.169  
At the Foundation, the same story repeats itself.


41.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation their dollars.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163  
I who had boasted my generosity that morning was treating my own club worse than the distant alcoholics who had forgotten to send the Foundation their dollars.


42.
View PREFACE   ... Foundation was discontinued.  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.


43.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation was really hard up just then; ...  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.164  
The Foundation was really hard up just then; the groups weren't sending in enough for the support of the office; we had been tossing in all the book income and even that hadn't been enough.


44.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation were having their quarterly meeting.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163  
One night in 1948, the trustees of the Foundation were having their quarterly meeting.


45.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... Foundation would one day become rich.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.164  
If outside donations weren't declined, absolutely cut off, then the Foundation would one day become rich.


46.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... Foundation(*) wrote letters to practically every news ...  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.


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