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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 STEP TWELVE essay   ... large?   12&12 Step Twelve, p.112  
Can we meet our newly recognized responsibilities to the world at large?


2.
View FOREWORD   ... large amount of failure in getting alcoholics ...   12&12 Foreword, p.16  
After three years of trial and error in selecting the most workable tenets upon which the Society could be based, and after a large amount of failure in getting alcoholics to recover, three successful groups emerged -- the first at Akron, the second at New York, and the third at Cleveland.


3.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... large, but who should be committed.   BB To Wives, p.114  
Perhaps you have a husband who is at large, but who should be committed.


4.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... large cities are overcome by the reflection ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.19  
Those of us who live in large cities are overcome by the reflection that close by hundreds are dropping into oblivion every day.


5.
View APPENDIX VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A.   ... large cities, groups often maintain local offices ...   BB Appendix VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A., p.573  
In large cities, groups often maintain local offices where alcoholics or their families may arrange for interviews or hospitalization.


6.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... large community.   BB A Vision For You, p.163  
We know of an A.A. member who was living in a large community.


7.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... large donation.   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162  
As my total income was thirty dollars a week at the time, this was a fairly large donation.


8.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... large doses of sedatives to make it ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
It was really a horrible nightmare, this earning money, getting liquor, smuggling it home, getting drunk, morning jitters, taking large doses of sedatives to make it possible for me to earn more money, and so on ad nauseam.


9.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... large doses of sedatives to quiet the ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.176  
Most of the time, therefore, I did not take the morning drink which I craved so badly, but instead would fill up on large doses of sedatives to quiet the jitters, which distressed me terribly.


10.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... large enterprises often have little idea how ...   BB To Employers, p.149  
We believe that managers of large enterprises often have little idea how prevalent this problem is.


11.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... large expense account.   BB Bill's Story, p.3  
At the end of it, my reports to Wall Street procured me a position there and the use of a large expense account.


12.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... large farm owned by a friend of ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.173  
This went from bad to worse until sophomore spring when, after a prolonged period of drinking, I made up my mind that I could not complete my course, so I packed my grip and went South to spend a month on a large farm owned by a friend of mine.


13.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... large gifts from any source, or of ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.564  
We think that each group should soon achieve this ideal; that any public solicitation of funds using the name of Alcoholics Anonymous is highly dangerous, whether by groups, clubs, hospitals, or other outside agencies; that acceptance of large gifts from any source, or of contributions carrying any obligation whatever, is unwise.


14.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... large gifts from any source, or of ...   12&12 Tradition Seven (Long), p.190  
We think that each group should soon achieve this ideal; that any public solicitation of funds using the name of Alcoholics Anonymous is highly dangerous, whether by groups, clubs, hospitals, or other outside agencies; that acceptance of large gifts from any source, or of contributions carrying any obligation whatever, is unwise.


15.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... large group its rotating committee, and the ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565  
The small group may elect its secretary, the large group its rotating committee, and the groups of a large metropolitan area their central or intergroup committee, which often employs a full-time secretary.


16.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... large group its rotating committee, and the ...   12&12 Tradition Nine (Long), p.191  
The small group may elect its secretary, the large group its rotating committee, and the groups of a large metropolitan area their central or intergroup committee, which often employs a full-time secretary.


17.
View STEP TWO essay   ... large group of people who have solved ...   12&12 Step Two, p.27  
Here's a very large group of people who have solved their alcohol problem.


18.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... large home at the disposal of this ...   BB A Vision For You, p.160  
One man and his wife placed their large home at the disposal of this strangely assorted crowd.


19.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... large industrial concern.   BB To Employers, p.148  
The other day an approach was made to the vice president of a large industrial concern.


20.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... large manufacturing concern, selling railway supplies, gas ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.172  
The next three years I spent in Boston, Chicago, and Montreal in the employ of a large manufacturing concern, selling railway supplies, gas engines of all sorts, and many other items of heavy hardware.


21.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... large metropolitan area their central or intergroup ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565  
The small group may elect its secretary, the large group its rotating committee, and the groups of a large metropolitan area their central or intergroup committee, which often employs a full-time secretary.


22.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... large metropolitan area their central or intergroup ...   12&12 Tradition Nine (Long), p.191  
The small group may elect its secretary, the large group its rotating committee, and the groups of a large metropolitan area their central or intergroup committee, which often employs a full-time secretary.


23.
View PREFACE   ... large numbers of alcoholic men and women ...   BB Preface, p.xi  
Because this book has become the basic text for our Society and has helped such large numbers of alcoholic men and women to recovery, there exists strong sentiment against any radical changes being made in it.


24.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... large numbers of erstwhile erratic alcoholics successfully ...   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xviii  
The test that it faced was this: Could these large numbers of erstwhile erratic alcoholics successfully meet and work together?


25.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... large numbers of incoming people might break ...   12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184  
Between these lines, it is easy to read our fear that large numbers of incoming people might break our anonymity wide open.


26.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... large numbers of potential alcoholics among young ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.33  
We, who are familiar with the symptoms, see large numbers of potential alcoholics among young people everywhere.


27.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... large numbers of recoveries, and reunited homes.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xx  
For this there were two principal reasons: the large numbers of recoveries, and reunited homes.


28.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... large on the man's face as he ...   BB A Vision For You, p.157  
Hopelessness was written large on the man's face as he replied, "Oh, but that's no use.


29.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... large one, your junior executives might be ...   BB To Employers, p.147  
If your organization is a large one, your junior executives might be provided with this book.


30.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... large order.   12&12 Step Eight, p.77  
This is a very large order.


31.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... large place, there are hundreds.   BB A Vision For You, p.152  
If you live in a large place, there are hundreds.


32.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... large place, we think that some day ...   BB A Vision For You, p.161  
Being a large place, we think that some day its Fellowship will number many hundreds.(*)


33.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... large public hospital to select still others ...   BB A Vision For You, p.163  
Arrangements were also made with the chief psychiatrist of a large public hospital to select still others from the stream of misery which flows through that institution.


34.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... large sum of money still owing my ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.136  
I thought of the large sum of money still owing my Wall Street creditors.


35.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... large sums of money to carry on ...   12&12 Tradition Six, p.155  
Maybe these places would make large sums of money to carry on our other good works.


36.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... large supply of liquor and smuggle it ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.176  
If my wife was planning to go out in the afternoon, I would get a large supply of liquor and smuggle it home and hide it in the coal bin, the clothes chute, over door jambs, over beams in the cellar, and in cracks in the cellar tile.


37.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... large that many of us have suffered ...   12&12 Step Four, p.53  
But it is from our twisted relations with family, friends, and society at large that many of us have suffered the most.


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