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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   ... sort -- and we have come to believe ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.18  
An illness of this sort -- and we have come to believe it an illness -- involves those about us in a way no other human sickness can.


2.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... sort may come up during business hours.   BB To Employers, p.146  
He may wish to do a lot for other alcoholics and something of the sort may come up during business hours.


3.
View STEP THREE essay   ... sort must be intolerably damaging.   12&12 Step Three, p.38  
This very form of faulty dependence has caused many a rebellious alcoholic to conclude that dependence of any sort must be intolerably damaging.


4.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... sort of bush-league pinch hitter, to be ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.75  
We began to get over the idea that the Higher Power was a sort of bush-league pinch hitter, to be called upon only in an emergency.


5.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... sort of chap we would like our ...   BB To Wives, p.118  
We women carry with us a picture of the ideal man, the sort of chap we would like our husbands to be.


6.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... sort of effort which we are going ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.19  
All of us spend much of our spare time in the sort of effort which we are going to describe.


7.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... sort of faith?   BB We Agnostics, p.54  
What was that but a sort of faith?


8.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... sort of fundamental inquiries that can disclose ...   12&12 Step Four, p.52  
These are the sort of fundamental inquiries that can disclose the source of my discomfort and indicate whether I may be able to alter my own conduct and so adjust myself serenely to self-discipline.


9.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... sort of life we try to build.   12&12 Step Four, p.49  
These fears are the termites that ceaselessly devour the foundations of whatever sort of life we try to build.


10.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... sort of project.   12&12 Tradition Four, p.149  
An A.A. group, as such, simply couldn't handle this sort of project.


11.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... sort of streamlining.   12&12 Tradition Four, p.148  
They wrote the Foundation(*), A.A.'s headquarters in New York, wanting to know about this sort of streamlining.


12.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... sort of thing.   BB Into Action, p.78  
Most of us have done that sort of thing.


13.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... sort of thing.   BB To Employers, p.149  
The right kind of man, the kind who recovers, will not want this sort of thing.


14.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... sort of thing can be avoided.   BB The Family Afterward, p.126  
This sort of thing can be avoided.


15.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... sort of thing decreased the man's chance ...   BB To Employers, p.145  
Naturally this sort of thing decreased the man's chance of recovery.


16.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... sort of thinking, didn't we?   12&12 Step Eleven, p.100  
Yes, we reveled in that sort of thinking, didn't we?


17.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... sort of thinking dominates an alcoholic who ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.35  
What sort of thinking dominates an alcoholic who repeats time after time the desperate experiment of the first drink?


18.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... sort of thinking had to be abandoned.   BB We Agnostics, p.48  
This sort of thinking had to be abandoned.


19.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... sort of thinking is fully established in ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.24  
When this sort of thinking is fully established in an individual with alcoholic tendencies, he has probably placed himself beyond human aid, and unless locked up, may die or go permanently insane.


20.
View APPENDIX III, The Medical View on A.A.   ... sort of treatment or outside help.   BB Appendix III, The Medical View on A.A., p.569  
Dr. Harry M. Tiebout, psychiatrist: "As a psychiatrist, I have thought a great deal about the relationship of my specialty to A.A. and I have come to the conclusion that our particular function can very often lie in preparing the way for the patient to accept any sort of treatment or outside help.


21.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... sort out those who could get well, ...   12&12 Tradition Six, p.155  
We'd gather up derelicts from skid rows, sort out those who could get well, and make it possible for the rest to earn their livelihood in a kind of quarantined confinement.


22.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... sort, the God of the Atom, maybe, ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.97  
No doubt the universe had a "first cause" of some sort, the God of the Atom, maybe, hot and cold by turns.


23.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... sort turn out to be bogeymen, nothing ...   12&12 Step Four, p.49  
But the testimony of A.A.'s who have really tried a moral inventory is that pride and fear of this sort turn out to be bogeymen, nothing else.


24.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... sort, we have often found this the ...   BB Into Action, p.81  
Though there may be justifiable exceptions, and though we wish to lay down no rule of any sort, we have often found this the best course to take.


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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