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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   ... kept.   BB There Is A Solution, p.21  
He has a positive genius for getting tight at exactly the wrong moment, particularly when some important decision must be made or engagement kept.


2.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... kept close to Him and performed His ...   BB How It Works, p.63  
Being all powerful, He provided what we needed, if we kept close to Him and performed His work well.


3.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... kept dry, the louder he talked -- against ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.144  
The longer he kept dry, the louder he talked -- against God.


4.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... kept her faith and courage during all ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.178  
How my wife kept her faith and courage during all those years, I'll never know, but she did.


5.
View PREFACE   ... kept intact, just as it was originally ...   BB Preface, p.xi  
The section called "The Doctor's Opinion" has been kept intact, just as it was originally written in 1939 by the late Dr. William D. Silkworth, our Society's great medical benefactor.


6.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... kept me out of those scrapes.   BB Bill's Story, p.3  
There had been no real infidelity, for loyalty to my wife, helped at times by extreme drunkenness, kept me out of those scrapes.


7.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... kept me sober even through the day, ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
I used to promise my wife, my friends, and my children that I would drink no more -- promises which seldom kept me sober even through the day, though I was very sincere when I made them.


8.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... kept on.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.35  
He knew he faced another trip to the asylum if he kept on.


9.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... kept on drinking and used a great ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.174  
This had little effect however for I kept on drinking and used a great deal more hard liquor than in former years.


10.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... kept rebelling against the idea of bowing ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.96  
We well remember how something deep inside us kept rebelling against the idea of bowing before any God.


11.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... kept saying to me, 'The laborer is ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.137  
In fact, it came right out of the Bible -- a voice kept saying to me, 'The laborer is worthy of his hire.'


12.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... kept so busy that I hardly left ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.174  
During these two years I was kept so busy that I hardly left the hospital at all.


13.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... kept something to ourselves which should be ...   BB Into Action, p.86  
Have we kept something to ourselves which should be discussed with another person at once?


14.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... kept steadfastly for the next forty years, ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.172  
This resolution I kept steadfastly for the next forty years, except when circumstances made it seem unwise to absent myself.


15.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... kept such a man at work long ...   BB To Employers, p.137  
Because of the employee's special ability, or of his own strong personal attachment to him, the employer has sometimes kept such a man at work long beyond a reasonable period.


16.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... kept the home in turmoil.   BB Into Action, p.82  
Selfish and inconsiderate habits have kept the home in turmoil.


17.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... kept up the alimony to number one.   BB Into Action, p.79  
Maybe we are divorced, and have remarried but haven't kept up the alimony to number one.


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