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AA Tomorrow (by Bill W.)
"Clearly our first duty to AA's future is to maintain in full strength what we now have. Only the most vigilant caretaking can assure this. Never...
People, Places, and Things (by Living Sober, page 19)
"Certain set times, familiar places, and regular activities associated with drinking have been woven closely into the fabric of our lives. Like...
Simple and Understandable Terms (by Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 28)
"We have no desire to convince anyone that there is only one way by which faith can be acquired. All of us, whatever our race, creed, or color, are...
Meeting Adversity (by As Bill Sees It, p. 184)
"Now and then all of us fall under heavy criticism. When we are angered and hurt, it's difficult not to retaliate in kind. Yet we can restrain...
The Fountainhead (by Came to Believe, page 84)
"I joined a group that devotes its closed meetings to Step discussions. Most of the members had their own concepts of a personal God; the atmosphere...
A Clear Head and a Steady Heart (by Living Sober, Page 86)
"Most of us have seen death close up. We have known the kind of suffering that wrenches the bones. But we also have known the sort of hope that makes...
Exchanging Love and Service (by Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions,)
"As time passed we found that with the help of AA's Twelve Steps we could lose those fears, no matter what our material prospects were. We could...
Remember, Bill. . . (by AA Comes of age, page 214)
"I took my leave of Dr. Bob, knowing that he was to undergo a serious operation. The old, broad smile was still on his face as he said almost...
Emotional Entanglements (by Living Sober, page 61)
"A great many of us blamed our drinking on lack of affection, saw ourselves as constantly in search of love, drinking as we prowled from bar to party...
Emotional Sobriety (by Bill W.)
If we examine every disturbance we have, great or small, we will find at the root of it some unhealthy dependency and its consequent unhealthy demand...