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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 MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... true?   BB More About Alcoholism, p.38  
It's strong language -- but isn't it true?


2.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... true.   BB We Agnostics, p.55  
We had seen spiritual release, but liked to tell ourselves it wasn't true.


3.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... true.   BB A Vision For You, p.162  
To some extent this is already true.


4.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... true.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.125  
To a certain extent, that is true.


5.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... true alcoholic, as our behavior patterns vary.   BB There Is A Solution, p.22  
This is by no means a comprehensive picture of the true alcoholic, as our behavior patterns vary.


6.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... true alcoholics.   BB We Agnostics, p.44  
At first some of us tried to avoid the issue, hoping against hope we were not true alcoholics.


7.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... true alcoholics after a while.   BB To Wives, p.109  
Of those who keep on, a good number will become true alcoholics after a while.


8.
View STEP TWELVE essay   True ambition is not what we thought ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
True ambition is not what we thought it was.


9.
View STEP TWELVE essay   True ambition is the deep desire to ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
True ambition is the deep desire to live usefully and walk humbly under the grace of God.


10.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... true and important for the A.A.'s who ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.119  
The considerations are equally true and important for the A.A.'s who marry "outside" A.A.


11.
View STEP ONE essay   ... true, apparently, ever since man had first ...   12&12 Step One, p.22  
And this had been true, apparently, ever since man had first crushed grapes.


12.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... true basis of intolerance?   12&12 Tradition Three, p.140  
After all, isn't fear the true basis of intolerance?


13.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... true brotherhood we had small comprehension.   12&12 Step Four, p.53  
Of true brotherhood we had small comprehension.


14.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... true, but is positive that he will ...   BB To Wives, p.109  
He admits this is true, but is positive that he will do better.


15.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... true, but it doesn't fully apply.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.38  
Some of you are thinking: "Yes, what you tell us is true, but it doesn't fully apply.


16.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... true catalog of our defects and had ...   12&12 Step Five, p.59  
How could we be certain that we had made a true catalog of our defects and had really admitted them, even to ourselves?


17.
View TRADITION FIVE essay   True, each physician in such a group ...   12&12 Tradition Five, p.150  
True, each physician in such a group might have his own specialty.


18.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... true even when we believed that God ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.72  
This was true even when we believed that God existed.


19.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... true fellowship.   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.175  
Though Tradition Nine at first sight seems to deal with a purely practical matter, in its actual operation it discloses a society without organization, animated only by the spirit of service -- a true fellowship.


20.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... true for the alcoholic!   BB Bill's Story, p.14  
And how appallingly true for the alcoholic!


21.
View TRADITION TWO essay   True, founders and their friends are sometimes ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.133  
True, founders and their friends are sometimes wiser and more humble than this.


22.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... true freedom of the human spirit, to ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.73  
To get completely away from our aversion to the idea of being humble, to gain a vision of humility as the avenue to true freedom of the human spirit, to be willing to work for humility as something to be desired for itself, takes most of us a long, long time.


23.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... true from the false.   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxviii  
The sensation is so elusive that, while they admit it is injurious, they cannot after a time differentiate the true from the false.


24.
View STEP TWO essay   True humility and an open mind can ...   12&12 Step Two, p.33  
True humility and an open mind can lead us to faith, and every A.A. meeting is an assurance that God will restore us to sanity if we rightly relate ourselves to Him.


25.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... true if he has, in fact, behaved ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.78  
This is especially true if he has, in fact, behaved badly at all.


26.
View STEP THREE essay   ... true independence of the spirit.   12&12 Step Three, p.36  
Therefore dependence, as A.A. practices it, is really a means of gaining true independence of the spirit.


27.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... true, it would follow that life originated ...   BB We Agnostics, p.49  
Were our contentions true, it would follow that life originated out of nothing, means nothing, and proceeds nowhere.


28.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... true kinship with man and God.   12&12 Step Five, p.57  
It was the beginning of true kinship with man and God.


29.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... true leaders in A.A. are but trusted ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565  
All such representatives are to be guided in the spirit of service, for true leaders in A.A. are but trusted and experienced servants of the whole.


30.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... true leaders in A.A. are but trusted ...   12&12 Tradition Nine (Long), p.191  
All such representatives are to be guided in the spirit of service, for true leaders in A.A. are but trusted and experienced servants of the whole.


31.
View STEP TWELVE essay   True leadership, we find, depends upon able ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
True leadership, we find, depends upon able example and not upon vain displays of power or glory.


32.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... true love of man and God the ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.72  
We never thought of making honesty, tolerance, and true love of man and God the daily basis of living.


33.
View STEP SEVEN essay   True, most of us thought good character ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.71  
True, most of us thought good character was desirable, but obviously good character was something one needed to get on with the business of being self-satisfied.


34.
View STEP TEN essay   ... true motive was to feel superior by ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.94  
Or, the person concerned not being present, we thought we were helping others to understand him, when in actuality our true motive was to feel superior by pulling him down.


35.
View STEP TEN essay   ... true motives were.   12&12 Step Ten, p.94  
But in other instances only the closest scrutiny will reveal what our true motives were.


36.
View STEP ONE essay   ... true nature of his malady, that person ...   12&12 Step One, p.23  
It was then discovered that when one alcoholic had planted in the mind of another the true nature of his malady, that person could never be the same again.


37.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... true of certain nonalcoholic people who, though ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.39  
That may be true of certain nonalcoholic people who, though drinking foolishly and heavily at the present time, are able to stop or moderate, because their brains and bodies have not been damaged as ours were.


38.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... true of women.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.33  
This is particularly true of women.


39.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... true only if one is willing to ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.124  
That is true only if one is willing to turn the past to good account.


40.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... true partnership with another human being.   12&12 Step Four, p.53  
The primary fact that we fail to recognize is our total inability to form a true partnership with another human being.


41.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... true progress.   12&12 Step Four, pp.48-49  
For pride, leading to self-justification, and always spurred by conscious or unconscious fears, is the basic breeder of most human difficulties, the chief block to true progress.


42.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... true purpose and direction.   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.


43.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... true purpose of our lives, produced another ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.72  
This lack of anchorage to any permanent values, this blindness to the true purpose of our lives, produced another bad result.


44.
View STEP TWO essay   ... true religious feeling.   12&12 Step Two, p.32  
Or, going to the other extreme, we had wallowed in emotionalism and had mistaken it for true religious feeling.


45.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   True, some of the projects to which ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.171  
True, some of the projects to which A.A.'s have attached themselves have been ill-conceived, but that makes not the slightest difference with the principle involved.


46.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... true that few subjects have been the ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.166  
Despite this certainty, it is nevertheless true that few subjects have been the cause of more contention within our Fellowship than professionalism.


47.
View STEP THREE essay   ... true that in all matters touching upon ...   12&12 Step Three, p.35  
Isn't it true that in all matters touching upon alcohol, each of them has decided to turn his or her life over to the care, protection, and guidance of Alcoholics Anonymous?


48.
View APPENDIX II, Spiritual Experience   ... true that our first printing gave many ...   BB Appendix II, Spiritual Experience, p.567  
Yet it is true that our first printing gave many readers the impression that these personality changes, or religious experiences, must be in the nature of sudden and spectacular upheavals.


49.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... true that the best mathematical minds had ...   BB We Agnostics, p.51  
Was it not true that the best mathematical minds had proved man could never fly?


50.
View STEP SIX essay   ... true that we like to let greed ...   12&12 Step Six, p.66  
Isn't it true that we like to let greed masquerade as ambition?


51.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... true that you and your husband have ...   BB To Wives, p.119  
It is probably true that you and your husband have been living too much alone, for drinking many times isolates the wife of an alcoholic.


52.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... true the many articles of faith which ...   BB We Agnostics, p.47  
But I cannot accept as surely true the many articles of faith which are so plain to him."


53.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... true this is, few realize.   BB There Is A Solution, p.23  
How true this is, few realize.


54.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... true throughout the material world.   BB We Agnostics, p.49  
These tiny bodies are governed by precise laws, and these laws hold true throughout the material world.


55.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... true to some extent, in fact, to ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvi  
These things were true to some extent, in fact, to a considerable extent with some of us.


56.
View STEP TEN essay   ... true tolerance and see what real love ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
Finally, we begin to see that all people, including ourselves, are to some extent emotionally ill as well as frequently wrong, and then we approach true tolerance and see what real love for our fellows actually means.


57.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... true voice of Alcoholics Anonymous.   12&12 Tradition Two, p.135  
They become the voice of the group conscience; in fact, these are the true voice of Alcoholics Anonymous.


58.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... true voice, welling up out of my ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.138  
Here was the true voice, welling up out of my friends.


59.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... True when this book was first published.   BB More About Alcoholism (Note), p.34  
(*) True when this book was first published.


60.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... true whether we had been believers or ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.75  
And this was true whether we had been believers or unbelievers.


61.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... true with many of our men, it ...   BB To Wives, p.120  
Though it is infinitely better that he have no relapse at all, as has been true with many of our men, it is by no means a bad thing in some cases.


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