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(CLOSED)Keep it Simple Saturday

Jan. 13th

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Taken from the 4th Edition of the Book Alcoholics Anonymous, copyrighted by AA World Services Inc. and used with permission.

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The 9th Step Promises

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10.  Fear of people and of economic insecurity will leave us.

11.  We will intuitively know how to handle situation which used to baffle us.

12.  We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for

Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition, Into Action, pps. 83-84

As Bill Sees It


Toward Honesty

The perverse wish to hide a bad motive underneath a good one permeates human affairs from top to bottom. It's a subtle and elusive kind of self-righteousness that can underlie the smallest act or thought.

Learning daily to spot, admit, and correct these flaws is the essence of character-building and good living.

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The deception of others is nearly always rooted in the deception of ourselves.

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Somehow, being alone with God doesn't seem as embarrassing as facing up to another person. Until we actually sit down and talk aloud about what we have so long hidden, our willingness to clean house is still largely theoretical.

When we are honest with another person, it confirms that we have been honest with ourselves and with God.

END of Reading

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