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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 EIGHT essay   ... put a finger on the nearby and ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.81  
To put a finger on the nearby and most deeply damaged ones shouldn't be hard to do.


2.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... put an A.A. group into business; too ...   12&12 Tradition Six, p.156  
Whereupon we tried A.A. hospitals -- they all bogged down because you cannot put an A.A. group into business; too many busybody cooks spoil the broth.


3.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... put an ounce of whiskey in my ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.36  
"Suddenly the thought crossed my mind that if I were to put an ounce of whiskey in my milk it couldn't hurt me on a full stomach.


4.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... put eight or twelve ounce bottles of ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.176  
I used to put eight or twelve ounce bottles of alcohol in a fur lined glove and toss it onto the back airing porch when winter days got dark enough.


5.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... put him away.   BB To Wives, p.110  
Maybe you have already been obliged to put him away.


6.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... "Put him in a private room. We'll ...   BB A Vision For You, p.157  
But one of the friends said, "Put him in a private room. We'll be down."


7.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... put, if only people would do as ...   BB How It Works, pp.60-61  
If his arrangements would only stay put, if only people would do as he wished, the show would be great.


8.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... put in her name -- pride; personal sex ...   BB How It Works, p.65  
My wife -- misunderstands and nags; likes Brown; wants the house put in her name -- pride; personal sex relations; security (fear).


9.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... put in personal contact with some of ...   BB To Employers, p.144  
As our work spreads and our numbers increase, we hope your employees may be put in personal contact with some of us.


10.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... put into life instead of how much ...   BB To Wives, p.120  
You, as well as your husband, ought to think of what you can put into life instead of how much you can take out.


11.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... put into practical application at once.   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvii  
Many years ago one of the leading contributors to this book came under our care in this hospital and while here he acquired some ideas which he put into practical application at once.


12.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... put into the foundation?   BB Into Action, p.75  
Have we skimped on the cement put into the foundation?


13.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... put it, "Let's look at the record."   BB We Agnostics, p.50  
As a celebrated American statesman put it, "Let's look at the record."


14.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... put it up in four ounce bottles ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
I used also to put it up in four ounce bottles and stick several in my stocking tops.


15.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... put me on the spot every time ...   BB To Employers, p.147  
You put me on the spot every time you get drunk.


16.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... put on his clothes and walked from ...   BB A Vision For You, p.158  
That afternoon he put on his clothes and walked from the hospital a free man.


17.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... put on thirty pounds of weight in ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
I put on thirty pounds of weight in about two months, looked like a pig, and was uncomfortable from shortness of breath.


18.
View STEP TEN essay   ... put our A.A. way of living to ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.88  
But when we approach Step Ten we commence to put our A.A. way of living to practical use, day by day, in fair weather or foul.


19.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... put our finger on the weak items ...   BB Into Action, p.72  
We have admitted certain defects; we have ascertained in a rough way what the trouble is; we have put our finger on the weak items in our personal inventory.


20.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... put our lives in order.   BB Into Action, p.77  
At the moment we are trying to put our lives in order.


21.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... put our lives on a give-and-take basis; ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.116  
It became clear that if we ever were to feel emotionally secure among grown-up people, we would have to put our lives on a give-and-take basis; we would have to develop the sense of being in partnership or brotherhood with all those around us.


22.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... put our work on a service plane, ...   BB Working With Others, p.98  
The minute we put our work on a service plane, the alcoholic commences to rely upon our assistance rather than upon God.


23.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... put ourselves in God's hands were better ...   BB Working With Others, p.100  
When we look back, we realize that the things which came to us when we put ourselves in God's hands were better than anything we could have planned.


24.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... put spiritual principles to work in every ...   BB To Wives, p.116  
Now we try to put spiritual principles to work in every department of our lives.


25.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... put them on paper, even though we ...   BB How It Works, p.68  
We put them on paper, even though we had no resentment in connection with them.


26.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... put this spiritual stuff makes sense.   BB A Vision For You, p.159  
After a bit, he said, "The way you fellows put this spiritual stuff makes sense.


27.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... put those principles into action at home.   BB Working With Others, p.98  
When your prospect has made such reparation as he can to his family, and has thoroughly explained to them the new principles by which he is living, he should proceed to put those principles into action at home.


28.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... put to a vital test.   12&12 Tradition Six, p.157  
Years ago this principle of "no endorsement" was put to a vital test.


29.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... put to the test.   BB To Wives, p.117  
The faith and sincerity of both you and your husband will be put to the test.


30.
View STEP NINE essay   ... put us off balance by creating an ...   12&12 Step Nine, p.85  
This atmosphere of approval and praise is apt to be so exhilarating as to put us off balance by creating an insatiable appetite for more of the same.


31.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... put us out if we didn't pay ...   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163  
But finally he said it -- the landlord would put us out if we didn't pay up.


32.
View STEP TWO essay   ... put us out of the game forever, ...   12&12 Step Two, p.29  
Finally, when all our score cards read 'zero,' and we saw that one more strike would put us out of the game forever, we had to look for our lost faith.


33.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... put yourself in his place.   BB To Wives, p.111  
Attempt instead, to put yourself in his place.


34.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... put yourself in his place, to see ...   BB Working With Others, p.90  
You need this information to put yourself in his place, to see how you would like him to approach you if the tables were turned.


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