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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 HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... honest.   BB How It Works, p.58  
There are those, too, who suffer from grave emotional and mental disorders, but many of them do recover if they have the capacity to be honest.


2.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... honest A.A. to plump for their brand ...   12&12 Tradition Six, p.158  
They'd be out with lanterns looking for an honest A.A. to plump for their brand of education.


3.
View STEP TEN essay   ... honest analysis of what is involved, a ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.91  
In all these situations we need self-restraint, honest analysis of what is involved, a willingness to admit when the fault is ours, and an equal willingness to forgive when the fault is elsewhere.


4.
View STEP ONE essay   ... honest and tolerant?   12&12 Step One, p.24  
Who wishes to be rigorously honest and tolerant?


5.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... honest and upright when not drinking.   BB To Employers, p.141  
This is not to say that all alcoholics are honest and upright when not drinking.


6.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... honest appraisal.   12&12 Step Four, p.54  
It will be an aid to clear thinking and honest appraisal.


7.
View STEP TWO essay   ... honest appraisal, we found we had been ...   12&12 Step Two, p.32  
We supposed we had been serious about religious practices when, upon honest appraisal, we found we had been only superficial.


8.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... honest desire to let God take us ...   BB How It Works, p.70  
If we are sorry for what we have done, and have the honest desire to let God take us to better things, we believe we will be forgiven and will have learned our lesson.


9.
View FOREWORD TO FIRST EDITION   ... honest desire to stop drinking.   BB Foreword to First Edition, p.xiv  
The only requirement for membership is an honest desire to stop drinking.


10.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... honest difference of opinion.   BB To Wives, p.117  
We do not mean that you have to agree with your husband whenever there is an honest difference of opinion.


11.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... honest doubt and prejudice.   BB We Agnostics, p.45  
We have shared his honest doubt and prejudice.


12.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... honest effort is made "to practice these ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.114  
Our basic troubles are the same as everyone else's, but when an honest effort is made "to practice these principles in all our affairs," well-grounded A.A.'s seem to have the ability, by God's grace, to take these troubles in stride and turn them into demonstrations of faith.


13.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... honest enough to try.   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.


14.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... honest if he would live at all.   BB To Employers, p.146  
For he knows he must be honest if he would live at all.


15.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... honest letter.   BB Into Action, p.83  
Some people cannot be seen -- we send them an honest letter.


16.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... honest manual labor on my part for ...   BB Bill's Story, p.3  
That was the last honest manual labor on my part for many a day.


17.
View STEP TEN essay   ... honest regret for harms done, a genuine ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.95  
An honest regret for harms done, a genuine gratitude for blessings received, and a willingness to try for better things tomorrow will be the permanent assets we shall seek.


18.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... honest search of our motives and actions.   12&12 Step Eight, p.79  
It is an attitude which can only be changed by a deep and honest search of our motives and actions.


19.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... honest sharing of our terrible burden of ...   12&12 Step Five, p.62  
This feeling of being at one with God and man, this emerging from isolation through the open and honest sharing of our terrible burden of guilt, brings us to a resting place where we may prepare ourselves for the following Steps toward a full and meaningful sobriety.


20.
View STEP TWO essay   ... honest, tolerant, and just, that we ought ...   12&12 Step Two, p.29  
We were still sure that we ought to be fairly honest, tolerant, and just, that we ought to be ambitious and hardworking.


21.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... honest with another person, it confirms that ...   12&12 Step Five, p.60  
When we are honest with another person, it confirms that we have been honest with ourselves and with God.


22.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... honest with himself, he must sometimes feel ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxix  
Faced with this problem, if a doctor is honest with himself, he must sometimes feel his own inadequacy.


23.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... honest with no one else.   BB Into Action, p.73  
Unwilling to be honest with these sympathetic men, we were honest with no one else.


24.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... honest with ourselves and with God.   12&12 Step Five, p.60  
When we are honest with another person, it confirms that we have been honest with ourselves and with God.


25.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... honest with somebody if we expect to ...   BB Into Action, p.73  
We must be entirely honest with somebody if we expect to live long or happily in this world.


26.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... honest with themselves.   BB How It Works, p.58  
Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not completely give themselves to this simple program, usually men and women who are constitutionally incapable of being honest with themselves.


27.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... honest with these sympathetic men, we were ...   BB Into Action, p.73  
Unwilling to be honest with these sympathetic men, we were honest with no one else.


28.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... honest with yourself about it.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.32  
It will not take long for you to decide, if you are honest with yourself about it.


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