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Twelve steps and twelve traditions / Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

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  • 21 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 362.2 TWE ALC (Text) 34207000599325 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
 general note: Markings 9-13-1986
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 616.86 TWELVE (Text) 34706000267932 Non-Fiction 600-699 Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 362.292 TWE (Text) 33187002622484 Nonfiction Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett 362.292 ALC (Text) 30010170761137 Nonfiction Available -
Loogootee PL - Loogootee 362.92 ALC (Text) 70511000029796 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch 362.292 W (Text) 78551000227953 Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library 362.292 ALC (Text) 39206017638329 NonFiction Available -
Odon Winkelpleck PL - Odon 178.1 Alc (Text) 70142000024937 Nonfiction - general Available -
Perry Co PL - Cannelton Branch 362.29 ALC (Text) 70622000036669 CPL-Adult Nonfiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 362.29 ALC (Text) 70621000067818 Adult - Non Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 0916856291
  • ISBN: 9780916856298
  • Physical Description: 192 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., [1981].

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The Twelve Steps -- Step 1. "We admitted we were powerless over alcohol -- that our lives had become unmanageable." -- Step 2. "Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity." -- Step 3. "Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him." -- Step 4. "Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves." -- Step 5. "Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs." -- Step 6. "Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character." -- Step 7. "Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings." -- Step 8. "Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all." -- Step 9. "Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others." -- Step 10. "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." -- Step 11. "Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out." -- Step 12. "Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs." -- The Twelve Traditions -- Tradition 1. "Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity." -- Tradition 2. "For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority -- a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern." -- Tradition 3. "The only requirement for A.A. membership is a desire to stop drinking." -- Tradition 4. "Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or A.A. as a whole." -- Tradition 5. "Each group has but one primary purpose -- to carry its message to the alcoholic who still suffers." -- Tradition 6. "An A.A. group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the A.A. name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property, and prestige divert us from our primary purpose." -- Tradition 7. "Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions." -- Tradition 8. "Alcoholics Anonymous should remain forever non-professional, but our service centers may employ special workers." -- Tradition 9. "A.A., as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve." -- Tradition 10. "Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name ought never be drawn into public controversy." -- Tradition 11. "Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, and films." -- Tradition 12. "Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Adult NF Dec2015
Summary, etc.:
Originally published in 1952, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions is the classic book used by AA members and groups around the world. It lays out the principles by which AA members recover and by which the fellowship functions. The basic text clarifies the Steps which constitute the AA way of life and the Traditions, by which AA maintains its unity.
Subject: Alcoholics Anonymous.
Alcoholics > Rehabilitation.

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