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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
  ... asked.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.108
Then, in Step Seven, we humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings such as He could or would under the conditions of the day we asked.


2.
  ... asked a Higher Power, God as I ...  12&12 Step Six, p.63
But when I became willing to clean house and then asked a Higher Power, God as I understood Him, to give me release, my obsession to drink vanished.


3.
  ... asked Charlie for a little time to ...  12&12 Tradition Two, p.137
"Although I asked Charlie for a little time to consider it, my own mind was about made up.


4.
  ... asked Dr. Silkworth if he had a ...  12&12 Tradition Five, p.151
"So I hopped the subway to Towns Hospital, where I asked Dr. Silkworth if he had a prospect.


5.
  ... asked each group to send in its ...  12&12 Tradition Three, p.140
Our Foundation office(*) asked each group to send in its list of 'protective' regulations.


6.
  ... asked for the grace to bring love, ...  12&12 Step Eleven, p.101
Then he asked for the grace to bring love, forgiveness, harmony, truth, faith, hope, light, and joy to every human being he could.


7.
  ... asked God to help and the drastic ...  BB Into Action, p.80
If we have obtained permission, have consulted with others, asked God to help and the drastic step is indicated we must not shrink.


8.
  ... asked God to help us show them ...  BB How It Works, p.67
We asked God to help us show them the same tolerance, pity, and patience that we would cheerfully grant a sick friend.


9.
  ... asked God to mold our ideals and ...  BB How It Works, p.69
We asked God to mold our ideals and help us to live up to them.


10.
  ... asked God to remove our shortcomings such ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.108
Then, in Step Seven, we humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings such as He could or would under the conditions of the day we asked.


11.
  ... asked God to stop that.  12&12 Step Two, p.31
Then we became drunkards, and asked God to stop that.


12.
  ... asked him point-blank why he could not ...  BB There Is A Solution, p.26
So he returned to this doctor, whom he admired, and asked him point-blank why he could not recover.


13.
  ... asked Him to remove our shortcomings.  BB How It Works, p.59
7. Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.


14.
  ... asked Him to remove our shortcomings."  12&12 Contents (Step Seven), p.7
Step Seven -- "Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings."


15.
  ... asked Him to remove our shortcomings."  12&12 Step Seven, p.70
"Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings."


16.
  ... asked Him to remove our shortcomings."  12&12 Step Seven, p.75
It marked the time when we could commence to see the full implication of Step Seven: "Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings."


17.
  ... asked him to tell us exactly how ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.36
We asked him to tell us exactly how it happened.


18.
  ... asked himself this question: "Is it possible ...  BB We Agnostics, p.56
But later, alone in his room, he asked himself this question: "Is it possible that all the religious people I have known are wrong?"


19.
  ... asked His protection and care with complete ...  BB How It Works, p.59
We asked His protection and care with complete abandon.


20.
  ... asked, 'How much does your scheme cost?'  12&12 Tradition Five, p.152
Sarcastically he asked, 'How much does your scheme cost?'


21.
  ... asked if he might come over.  BB Bill's Story, p.8
The cheery voice of an old school friend asked if he might come over.


22.
  ... asked if it would be wise to ...  12&12 Introduction, p.14
In recent years some members and friends of A.A. have asked if it would be wise to update the language, idioms, and historical references in the book to present a more contemporary image for the Fellowship.


23.
  ... asked me if I thought myself alcoholic ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.42
They grinned, which I didn't like so much, and then asked me if I thought myself alcoholic and if I were really licked this time.


24.
  ... asked of him than he can do.  12&12 Step Four, p.49
So when A.A. suggests a fearless moral inventory, it must seem to every newcomer that more is being asked of him than he can do.


25.
  ... asked ourselves this: Are not some of ...  BB We Agnostics, p.51
We asked ourselves this: Are not some of us just as biased and unreasonable about the realm of the spirit as were the ancients about the realm of the material?


26.
  ... asked ourselves why we had them.  BB How It Works, p.68
We asked ourselves why we had them.


27.
  ... asked ourselves why we were angry.  BB How It Works, p.64
We asked ourselves why we were angry.


28.
  ... asked the A.A. groups for voluntary contributions.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162
So we asked the A.A. groups for voluntary contributions.


29.
  ... asked the prospective publicity director how he ...  12&12 Tradition Six, p.158
The minute we saw this compromising fact for what it was, we asked the prospective publicity director how he felt about it.


30.
  ... asked to be let in.  12&12 Tradition Three, p.141
A newcomer appeared at one of these groups, knocked on the door and asked to be let in.


31.
  ... asked to contribute a few words on ...  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.


32.
  ... asked to fill.  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.170
These are only a few of the jobs which A.A. members as individuals have been asked to fill.


33.
  ... asked to speak at A.A. meetings because ...  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.168
They weren't asked to speak at A.A. meetings because they were "making money out of A.A."


34.
  ... asked what God's will was for us; ...  12&12 Step Two, p.31
At no time had we asked what God's will was for us; instead we had been telling Him what it ought to be.


35.
  ... asked: "Why can't we take a specific ...  12&12 Step Eleven, p.103
Of course, it is reasonable and understandable that the question is often asked: "Why can't we take a specific and troubling dilemma straight to God, and in prayer secure from Him sure and definite answers to our requests?"


36.
  Asked why they commenced to drink again, ...  BB To Wives, p.107
Asked why they commenced to drink again, they would reply with some silly excuse, or none.


37.
  ... asked, "will you let me join your ...  12&12 Tradition Three, p.142
"But," he asked, "will you let me join your group? Since I am the victim of another addiction even worse stigmatized than alcoholism, you may not want me among you. Or will you?"


38.
  ... asked yourself why it is that all ...  BB There Is A Solution, p.20
You may already have asked yourself why it is that all of us became so very ill from drinking.


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