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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   ... perfection.  BB How It Works, p.60  
We claim spiritual progress rather than spiritual perfection.


2.
View CONTENTS   ... perfection.  12&12 Contents (Step Six), pp.6-7  
Recognition of difference between striving for objective -- and perfection.


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View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection!"  12&12 Step Six, p.68  
Why -- that is perfection!"


4.
View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection.  12&12 Step Six, p.68  
Only Step One, where we made the 100 percent admission we were powerless over alcohol, can be practiced with absolute perfection.


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View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection.  12&12 Step Six, p.69  
It is suggested that we ought to become entirely willing to aim toward perfection.


6.
View STEP TEN essay   ... perfection.  12&12 Step Ten, p.91  
We shall look for progress, not for perfection.


7.
View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection, and be ready to walk in ...  12&12 Step Six, p.68  
We shall need to raise our eyes toward perfection, and be ready to walk in that direction.


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View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection as will get us by in ...  12&12 Step Six, p.68  
Therefore, it seems plain that few of us can quickly or easily become ready to aim at spiritual and moral perfection; we want to settle for only as much perfection as will get us by in life, according, of course, to our various and sundry ideas of what will get us by.


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View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection, but I'm certainly not going to ...  12&12 Step Six, p.69  
Sure, I'll head toward perfection, but I'm certainly not going to hurry any.


10.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... perfection, have gone to the other extreme ...  12&12 Tradition Six, p.156  
We are all perfectionists who, failing perfection, have gone to the other extreme and settled for the bottle and the blackout.


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View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection that God wishes for us here ...  12&12 Step Six, p.65  
When they drive us blindly, or we willfully demand that they supply us with more satisfactions or pleasures than are possible or due us, that is the point at which we depart from the degree of perfection that God wishes for us here on earth.


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View STEP SIX essay   ... perfection; we want to settle for only ...  12&12 Step Six, p.68  
Therefore, it seems plain that few of us can quickly or easily become ready to aim at spiritual and moral perfection; we want to settle for only as much perfection as will get us by in life, according, of course, to our various and sundry ideas of what will get us by.


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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