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

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  ... usefulness.  BB The Family Afterward, p.130
We have found nothing incompatible between a powerful spiritual experience and a life of sane and happy usefulness.

  ... usefulness.  BB The Family Afterward, p.132
So we think cheerfulness and laughter make for usefulness.

  ... usefulness.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565
Universal respect is the key to their usefulness.

  ... usefulness.  12&12 Tradition Nine (Long), p.191
Universal respect is the key to their usefulness.

  ... usefulness and pleasure.  BB The Family Afterward, p.132
If he does not argue about religion, he will make new friends and is sure to find new avenues of usefulness and pleasure.

  ... usefulness, in a way of life that ...  BB Bill's Story, p.8
I was to know happiness, peace, and usefulness, in a way of life that is incredibly more wonderful as time passes.

  ... usefulness to others.  BB Bill's Story, p.13
Never was I to pray for myself, except as my requests bore on my usefulness to others.

  ... usefulness to others.  BB Into Action, p.86
But we must be careful not to drift into worry, remorse or morbid reflection, for that would diminish our usefulness to others.

  ... usefulness to you and my fellows.  BB Into Action, p.76
I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you and my fellows.

  ... usefulness which we should have sought ourselves.  BB We Agnostics, p.49
We used to amuse ourselves by cynically dissecting spiritual beliefs and practices when we might have observed that many spiritually-minded persons of all races, colors, and creeds were demonstrating a degree of stability, happiness and usefulness which we should have sought ourselves.

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