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What does AA say about letting go?

We are powerless over most things and the sooner we admit it, the sooner we can reach the state of serenity necessary to stay sober. So, the best thing to do is to let go of trying to control everything and put it in God’s hands. Let go. I always say you can accept something or you can rail against it.


What are the first five proposals?

Carefully reading the first five proposals we ask if we have omitted anything, for we are building an arch through which we shall walk a free man at last. Is our work solid so far? Are the stones properly in place? Have we skimped on the cement put into the foundation?


What is the AA Preamble?

A.A. PREAMBLE© Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.


What is Chapter 3 in the big book?

More About AlcoholismBig Book ASL – Chapter 3 – More About Alcoholism Illustrates the self-delusion of the active alcoholic through the stories of three men who continue to drink despite dire consequences, inevitably reaching a state of “pitiful and incomprehensible demoralization.”


Who wrote AA Preamble?

History of the AA Preamble: Why Is It So Popular? The Preamble was not part of the original Alcoholics Anonymous literature created by AA founder, Bill Wilson in 1934. It was actually created in June 1947 by the AA Grapevine, a magazine publication founded by six AA members with Bill Wilson’s permission.


What are the promises in AA?

The Promises of AAPromise 1: We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness.Promise 2: We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.Promise 3: We will comprehend the word serenity.Promise 4: We will know peace.More items…•


What is the 10th step promise?

If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are half way through. We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness. We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it. We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace.


What is Chapter 4 in AA big book all about?

2:0023:20AA BIG BOOK CH 4 WE AGNOSTICS 4TH EDITION – YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipMany times we talk to a new man and watch his hope rise as we discuss his alcoholic. Problems andMoreMany times we talk to a new man and watch his hope rise as we discuss his alcoholic. Problems and explain our fellowship. But his face falls.


What are the four horsemen in AA?

Some of us sought out sordid places, hoping to find understanding com- panionship and approval. Momentarily we did—then would come oblivion and the awful awakening to face the hideous Four Horsemen—Terror, Bewilderment, Frustration, Despair.


Where is step 4 in the Big Book?

Step 4 Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. This Step is described on pages 63:4 – 71 and directions for taking this Step are given throughout. The results of taking Step 4 are given on page 70:3. Step 5 Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.


What does it mean to be selfish?

Selfish – concerned primarily or only with oneself. Self-seeking – seeking or pursuing only for oneself/ the act or practice of selfishly advancing one’s own desires and goals. Self-seeker – a self-seeking person/ seeking only to further one’s own interests.


Is self seeking a narcissistic behavior?

Self-seeking behavior can have elements of narcissism when combined with grandiosity, a need for constant admiration and lack of empathy or consideration of others. I know I’ve met a self-seeking individual when everything I say is boomeranged into a topic about them.


Do alcoholics become selfish?

Most alcoholics or addicts will tell you that when they arrive on recovery’s doorstep, they are selfish and self-centered —this certainly was the case for me. As our disease progresses, we become almost exclusively focused on our key desires—which in the case of almost all active alcoholics/addicts involves alcohol and/or drugs.


Do we have to work on selfless?

The answer is simpler than you may think. Yes, we are supposed to continually work the steps so that we become selfless instead of selfish, but we are also supposed to learn to put ourselves and our recovery before all else.


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