Videos or graphic images may not be downloaded, copied or duplicated without the express written permission of alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. New stories have been added to the personal histories. You can search the alcoholics anonymous big book for phrases, key words, etc. How it works from pages 5860 of the big book of alcoholics anonymous rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path. After we have made the list of people we have harmed. A remorseful mumbling that we are sorry wont fill the bill at all. Since the first edition appeared, in 1939, it has helped millions of men and women recover from alcoholism. We will lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows. The big book of alcoholics anonymous the world famous eye. That feeling of uselessness and selfpity will disappear.
The big book of alcoholics anonymous kindle edition by wilson, bill, smith, dr. Please ignore anything in the group sessions or this workbook that you feel contradicts what you find in the big book. That was a time when a handful of alcoholics discovered a solution to their seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. Because this book has become the basic text for our society and has helped such large numbers of alcoholic men and women to recovery, there exists strong. When i opened it to page 112 and read those three words, i said to myself, well, better stop using it for a coaster. If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before. Aug 24, 2014 on page 552 of the big book of alcoholics anonymous their basic text, there is a very helpful suggestion on how to rid yourself of resentments towards a person. Those of us belonging to a religious denomination which requires confession must, and of.
Also, someone told me once the answers to all my problems are answered in the first three words on page 112 in the big book. According to the writer of that big book chapter, they had held a deep resentment towards someone. The page 552 prayer to end resentments sober catholic. We ought to sit down with the family and frankly analyze the past as we now see it, being very careful not to criticize them. Home read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions. The promises from pages 8384 of the big book of alcoholics.
Here is a pdf version of the first 164 pages found in all aa books. Yes, there is a long period of reconstruction ahead. We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness. Below are copies in various formats of the big book. The big book doesnt come with an index, so here is one in the form of a bookmark. Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not completely give themselves to this simple program, usually men and women who are constitutionally incapable of being honest with themselves. We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace. The second edition, published in 1955, reached a total of more than 1,150,500 copies. The nineth step promises big book alcoholics anonymous. The 164 and more book, ebook, and web site are all concordances which display passages from the big book alcoholics anonymous, the twelve steps and twelve traditions, and the a. It works, if we have the proper attitude and work at it.
I have also been reading the big book and this is one thing that realy struck a cord with me. No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others. The promises from pages 83 84 of the big book of alcoholics anonymous if we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are halfway through. Print a copy of the first side print page 1 only, then reinsert it into the paper tray of your printer and print page 2. G ood judgment, a careful sense of timing, courage, and prudencethese are the qualities we shall need when we take step nine. The promises alcoholics anonymous of colorado springs. We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it. The promises are from pages 83 84 of the big book and cover the promises of what will happen when we diligently work the steps of the 12 step program. Copyright alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. Sep 24, 2017 this is all 8 discs in one video, enjoy.
Home read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions alcoholics anonymous alcoholics anonymous this is the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. It is the basic text of the fellowship of alcoholics anonymous, and has helped large numbers of alcoholic men and women, young and old, recover as of december 2009, 30,664,881 copies of the big book have been sold or otherwise distributed source aa gso ny. Aa promises the aa big book 12step promises of recovery. Reprinted from the big book of alcoholics anonymous with permission of a. Sbbb refers to this steps by the big book workbook. A personal story on page 407 called acceptance was the answer is also wellknown among aa membership. You dont need a twosided printer to print on both sides. The promises chapter 6, page 83 84 of the book, alcoholics anonymous if we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are half way through.
His is the fourth edition of the book alcoholics anonymous. Notwithstanding the great necessity for discussing ourselves with someone, it may be one. If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are half way through. Yet, we believe we can make some definite and valuable suggestions. The aa promises are found on pages 83 84 of chapter 6, into action in alcoholics anonymous, also known as the big book written by bill wilson and dr. We, of alcoholics anonymous, are more than one hundred men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. Almost always we want to go further and admit other defects that have made us hard to live with. This is the official website of the general service office g. It was fun to carom around the exclusive course which had inspired. Page yes, there is a long period of reconstruction ahead. For them, we hope these pages will prove so convincing that no further authentication will be necessary. Our online big book is used by thousands of people all over the world, and incurs substantial bandwidth expense. This is the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. B1 alcoholics anonymous fourth edition 2001 of the big book, basic text of a.
We expect that this contribution to the recovering community worldwide will continue to grow, as our online big book is a great study tool. Alcoholism12 step support page 82 in the big book step 9 i have been going to meetings now for about a month. As of december 2009, 30,664,881 copies of the big book have been sold or otherwise distributed source aa gso ny. This is the great news this book carries to those who suffer from alcoholism. The big book bb notations are to page and paragraph, as in 64. The forward to printings of the aa big book, preceding the third edition, provide the reader with a sense of the changes that have occurred, since the beginning of aa. This is a link to the complete 4 th edition of the aa bigbook online. Taking this book down from our shelf we turn to the page which contains the. The big book the main 164 pages, prayers, personal stories, and more. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Whether youre new to aa, or youre a seasoned veteran, this is the easiest and most useful app to aid in your recovery.
The 12 promises of aa are presented as part of working step 9, which involves making amends. Peace in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps and 12. Chapter 6 into action of the big book contains the 9th step promises which describes the 12 step program of alcoholics anonymous. The big book, 4th edition book download link on this page and you will be directed to the free registration form. The free version features the full text of the big book, prayers, personal stories, podcasts, meeting finder, and more. The 12 promises of aa begin on page 83 of the fourth edition of the big book. The big book of alcoholics anonymous kindle edition by. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the big book of alcoholics anonymous. To read a pdf version of the fourth edition of alcoholics anonymous. This ebook is not a product of alcoholics anonymous. To show other alcoholics precisely how we have recovered is the main purpose of this book.501 1017 458 519 860 1220 675 210 1434 1412 522 1499 194 1107 492 351 1497 815 270 1387 104 170 1005 933 932 1494 1391 929 1060 863 412