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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 WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... today.   BB We Agnostics, p.51  
Students of ancient history tell us that the intellect of men in those days was equal to the best of today.


2.
View ACCEPTANCE WAS THE ANSWER story   ... today.   BB Acceptance, p.417  
And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today.


3.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... today.   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
On the next page, A.A.'s "12 Traditions" are seen in their so-called "short form" the form in general use today.


4.
View STEP TEN essay   ... today.   12&12 Step Ten, p.88  
When a drunk has a terrific hangover because he drank heavily yesterday, he cannot live well today.


5.
View STEP TEN essay   ... today?"   12&12 Step Ten, p.93  
And we can often ask ourselves, "Am I doing to others as I would have them do to me -- today?"


6.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... today.   12&12 Tradition Four, p.146  
These very deviations created a vast process of trial and error which, under the grace of God, has brought us to where we stand today.


7.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... today.   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162  
At last the pendulum stopped swinging and pointed straight at Tradition Seven as it reads today.


8.
View TRADITION TEN essay   ... today.   12&12 Tradition Ten, p.178  
In many respects, the Washingtonians were akin to A.A. of today.


9.
View STEP TEN essay   ... today and tomorrow, we certainly need to ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.88  
If we would live serenely today and tomorrow, we certainly need to eliminate these hangovers.


10.
View TRADITION FIVE essay   ... today animates A.A.'s all around the globe.   12&12 Tradition Five, p.151  
This is our gift from God, and its bestowal upon others like us is the one aim that today animates A.A.'s all around the globe.


11.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... today directly accountable to our Fellowship.   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.175  
Even our Foundation, once an independent board, is today directly accountable to our Fellowship.


12.
View STEP TEN essay   ... today's excesses of negative emotion -- anger, fear, ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.88  
That is the emotional hangover, the direct result of yesterday's and sometimes today's excesses of negative emotion -- anger, fear, jealousy, and the like.


13.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... today has been largely dispelled in the ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.167  
But when we had declared that our Fellowship couldn't hire service workers nor could any A.A. member carry our knowledge into other fields, we were taking the counsel of fear, fear which today has been largely dispelled in the light of experience.


14.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... today he is one of the most ...   BB Into Action, p.80  
His action met widespread approval, and today he is one of the most trusted citizens of his town.


15.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   Today I own a little company.   BB To Employers, p.149  
Today I own a little company.


16.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... today in the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.131  
They live today in the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous, which -- God willing -- shall sustain us in unity for so long as He may need us.


17.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... today, in well-matured A.A.'s, these distorted drives ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
But today, in well-matured A.A.'s, these distorted drives have been restored to something like their true purpose and direction.


18.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... today is a stickler for facts and ...   BB We Agnostics, p.48  
The practical individual of today is a stickler for facts and results.


19.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... today is the absolute certainty that our ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.25  
The central fact of our lives today is the absolute certainty that our Creator has entered into our hearts and lives in a way which is indeed miraculous.


20.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... today keynotes A.A. life everywhere.   12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.187  
It is an all-pervading spiritual quality which today keynotes A.A. life everywhere.


21.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   Today's life is measured against that of ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.123  
Today's life is measured against that of other years and, when it falls short, the family may be unhappy.


22.
View TO WIVES chapter   Today most of our men are better ...   BB To Wives, p.108  
Today most of our men are better husbands and fathers than ever before.


23.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... today, perhaps, but I can stop crying ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.108  
We said to ourselves, "This I cannot do today, perhaps, but I can stop crying out 'No, never!'"


24.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... today religion is by no means the ...   12&12 Step Five, p.56  
But today religion is by no means the sole advocate of this saving principle.


25.
View STEP TEN essay   ... today sober only by the grace of ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
As an insurance against "big-shot-ism" we can often check ourselves by remembering that we are today sober only by the grace of God and that any success we may be having is far more His success than ours.


26.
View STEP TEN essay   Today's spot check finds its chief application ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.90  
Today's spot check finds its chief application to situations which arise in each day's march.


27.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... today the most important fact of their ...   BB We Agnostics, p.51  
When many hundreds of people are able to say that the consciousness of the Presence of God is today the most important fact of their lives, they present a powerful reason why one should have faith.


28.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   Today the remarkable unity of A.A. is ...   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xix  
Today the remarkable unity of A.A. is one of the greatest assets that our Society has.


29.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... today, tomorrow or the hereafter.   BB How It Works, p.63  
As we felt new power flow in, as we enjoyed peace of mind, as we discovered we could face life successfully, as we became conscious of His presence, we began to lose our fear of today, tomorrow or the hereafter.


30.
View TRADITION NINE essay   Today, we are able to say with ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.172  
Today, we are able to say with assurance that Alcoholics Anonymous -- A.A. as a whole -- should never be organized at all.


31.
View FOREWORD   ... today, were borrowed mainly from the fields ...   12&12 Foreword, p.16  
The basic principles of A.A., as they are known today, were borrowed mainly from the fields of religion and medicine, though some ideas upon which success finally depended were the result of noting the behavior and needs of the Fellowship itself.


32.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... today will see a continuation of a ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.102  
Possibly today will see a continuation of a serious and as yet unresolved problem left over from yesterday.


33.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... today, would perhaps be dead.   BB Into Action, p.82  
Had this not been so, many of us would have no homes today, would perhaps be dead.


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