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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
... balance.   12&12 Step Four, p.46   View STEP FOUR essay
This tends to clear away morbidity and encourage balance.


2.
... balance.   12&12 Step Ten, p.92   View STEP TEN essay
Although these attitudes are common enough, we A.A.'s find we need something much better in order to keep our balance.


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... balance.   12&12 Step Eleven, p.102   View STEP ELEVEN essay
One of its first fruits is emotional balance.


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... balance.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.121   View STEP TWELVE essay
This all meant, of course, that we were still far off balance.


5.
... balance.   12&12 Tradition Three, p.142   View TRADITION THREE essay
So went the discussion while the newcomer's fate hung in the balance.


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... balance, and live to good purpose under ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.88   View STEP TEN essay
Then comes the acid test: can we stay sober, keep in emotional balance, and live to good purpose under all conditions?


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... balance and tempt us to make mistakes.   12&12 Step Ten, p.91   View STEP TEN essay
The quick inventory is aimed at our daily ups and downs, especially those where people or new events throw us off balance and tempt us to make mistakes.


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... balance by creating an insatiable appetite for ...   12&12 Step Nine, p.85   View STEP NINE essay
This atmosphere of approval and praise is apt to be so exhilarating as to put us off balance by creating an insatiable appetite for more of the same.


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... balance, provided we remember, and repeat to ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.103   View STEP ELEVEN essay
If at these points our emotional disturbance happens to be great, we will more surely keep our balance, provided we remember, and repeat to ourselves, a particular prayer or phrase that has appealed to us in our reading or meditation.


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... balance sheet, crediting ourselves with things well ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.89   View STEP TEN essay
Here we cast up a balance sheet, crediting ourselves with things well done, and chalking up debits where due.


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... balance sheet for the day.   12&12 Step Ten, p.93   View STEP TEN essay
When evening comes, perhaps just before going to sleep, many of us draw up a balance sheet for the day.


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... balance, the religions of mankind had done ...   BB Bill's Story, p.11   View BILL'S STORY chapter
I honestly doubted whether, on balance, the religions of mankind had done any good.


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