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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 SIX essay   ... satisfaction.  12&12 Step Six, p.67  
From this defect we must surely get a warped yet definite satisfaction.


2.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... satisfaction and happiness out of this world ...  BB How It Works, p.61  
Is he not a victim of the delusion that he can wrest satisfaction and happiness out of this world if he only manages well?


3.
View STEP SIX essay   ... satisfaction from the fact that many people ...  12&12 Step Six, p.67  
In a perverse way we can actually take satisfaction from the fact that many people annoy us, for it brings a comfortable feeling of superiority.


4.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... satisfaction has been deeper and no joy ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.110  
Practically every A.A. member declares that no satisfaction has been deeper and no joy greater than in a Twelfth Step job well done.


5.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... satisfaction I reflected there was enough gin ...  BB Bill's Story, p.8  
With a certain satisfaction I reflected there was enough gin concealed about the house to carry me through that night and the next day.


6.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... satisfaction of instincts cannot be the sole ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.114  
We have learned that the satisfaction of instincts cannot be the sole end and aim of our lives.


7.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... satisfaction of our instincts for sex, security, ...  12&12 Step Four, p.49  
When the satisfaction of our instincts for sex, security, and society becomes the sole object of our lives, then pride steps in to justify our excesses.


8.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... satisfaction of our material desires as the ...  12&12 Step Seven, p.71  
Instead of regarding the satisfaction of our material desires as the means by which we could live and function as human beings, we had taken these satisfactions to be the final end and aim of life.


9.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... satisfaction, our drinking went out of hand ...  12&12 Step Four, p.47  
We thought "conditions" drove us to drink, and when we tried to correct these conditions and found that we couldn't to our entire satisfaction, our drinking went out of hand and we became alcoholics.


10.
View STEP ONE essay   ... satisfaction to record that in the following ...  12&12 Step One, p.23  
It is a tremendous satisfaction to record that in the following years this changed.


11.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... satisfaction, we then look at Step Six.  BB Into Action, p.76  
If we can answer to our satisfaction, we then look at Step Six.


12.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... satisfaction when I was asked to contribute ...  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvii  
There was, therefore, a sense of real satisfaction when I was asked to contribute a few words on a subject which is covered in such masterly detail in these pages.


13.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... satisfaction, whether they are one of us?  BB More About Alcoholism, p.34  
How then shall we help our readers determine, to their own satisfaction, whether they are one of us?


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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