TOLERANCE in Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, 12 Steps and 12 TraditionsStep 12 says: "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. Twelve - And finally, we of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the principle of anonymity has an immense spiritual significance. It reminds us that we are to place principles before personalities; that we are to practice a genuine humility. This to the end that our great blessings may never spoil us; that we shall forever live in thankful contemplation of Him who presides over us all. ABSI p. That was my case, and perhaps I should not have stayed sober with less work.
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Love And Tolerance
The principle that we shall find no enduring lobe until we first admit complete defeat is the main taproot from which our whole Society has sprung and flowered! The "Right of Decision" that we offer them is not only the practical means by which they may act and lead effectively, but it is also the symbol of our implicit confidence. I have a lot of trouble with love and moreso with tolerance. And, it's their right to withhold it.Love and tolerance are our code. That, we think, patience and goodwill towards all especially those we would think of as enemies is a very tall order. We are no longer lost and frightened and purposeless. Tolerance!
Had A big time relapse Monday night ,will catch a meeting Wednesday night. That is one of the things I love about recovery. All the things I take for granted and all the memories of the beginnings that never seem to fade thank goodness. As I've truly come to accept responsibility for my own defective emotional responses bbook life, and pursue a spiritual solution.
If they don' t want you to put up that flyer then don' biv. At first he goes along because he must, but later he discovers a way of life he really wants to live. This is important to us because of our past individual histories concerning our actions and re- actions toward lifes situations. Privacy Terms.
Thanks for all the times you made mother cry Thanks for making me pick you up from bars Toleance for my pint of emotional scars Father Father where should I start. We have entered the world of the Spirit. This would imply rather faceless robots trying to please everybody Well, What is it Then.
Find all uses of this word in the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous and the Twelve Steps Can we bring the same spirit of love and tolerance into our sometimes.
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This is not an overnight matter. First Step Promises: 1. Love and Tolerance is our code. Quickly if we have harmed anyone. For by this time sanity will have returned. When these crop up, we ask God at once to remove them.
So is not taking everything personally. I'm Irish Catholic and I've always known what hate was, never knew anything about love. We will humbly reflect that every one of A? ODat, Mark. He he he.
Privacy Terms. The e-AA Group "Rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path. Quick links. Love and tolerance of others Some alcoholics still have families when they get to AA.
I hope. It gives us a way of avoiding grief before we bring it on ourselves. Member: Mark M. God Bless all of you.
And at length our inventories become a regular part ans everyday living, rather than unusual or set apart. Then we resolutely turn our thoughts to someone we can help. This is a place to ask questions and share experiences about relating to family members sober, especially when newly sober. Then I went though some years when I thought I had all the answers.One more suggestion: Whether the family has spiritual convictions or not, they may do well to examine the principles by which the alcoholic member is trying to live. Usually it is because there is something I will not do. My heart was anr to the brim with love. You all have been very helpful?
Everyday I have solutions to the things in my life that I don't handle very well. Thanks Corrinne, for a lovely topic. Member: Bruce A. It should continue for our lifetime.