The anonymous press concordance to alcoholics anonymous. To read a pdf version of the fourth edition of alcoholics anonymous click here. Home read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions alcoholics anonymous alcoholics anonymous this is the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. The tremendous fact for every one of us is that we have discovered a common solution. Manipulate in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps and. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol that our lives had become unmanageable. Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not completely give themselves to this simple program, usually men and women who are constitutionally incapable of being honest with themselves. Faith in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps and 12. A concordance is an alphabetical list of the principal words used in a book or body of work, listing every instance of each word with its immediate context. The little big book dictionary and concordance for included words.
Order the onscreen version in pdf for your computer. Go to the primary purpose group study guide page and download the individual sections of the ppg big book study guide in word, open office writer, and other word processing programs. Patience in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps and 12. Bedevilments in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps. I didnt connect with the big book of alcoholics anonymous until over a year into my sobriety.
Preface aa big book preface aa big book big book of aa alcoholics anonymous doctors opinion how it works aa preamble alcoholism recovery 4th edition 3rd edition 2nd edition alcohol allergy rehabilitation of alcoholics dr. Over of the most difficult words and terms of the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Big book study meetings usually consist of reading from this book, followed by members sharing their experiences on the material that what was read. Every word used in the king james 1611 is numbered, giving you a fast and easy meaning of how a word is used in the greek, hebrew and chaldee languages.
Prices are at november 1998, and subject to change without notice. There is more to not drinking, then just not drinking by dr. We, of alcoholics anonymous, are more than one hundred men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. Tell him you have been worried, though perhaps needlessly. The textreferenced definitions, simple phonic pronunciation guides, and page numbers for the included words make the big book much more palatable to both our younger and older members of alcoholics anonymous. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the anonymous press concordance to alcoholics anonymous. There exists among us a fellowship, a friendliness, and an understanding which is indescribably wonderful.
For them, we hope these pages will prove so convincing that no further authentication will be necessary. Alcoholics anonymous and the big book are registered trademarks of a. Jun 01, 2015 playing semantics with the 12 steps short form here. Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and more concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either alcoholics anonymous. E, of alcoholics anonymous, are more than one hundred men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. The van alstyne group is not affiliated with the the linked website or its authors. The little big book dictionary and concordance for. How it works from pages 5860 of the big book of alcoholics anonymous rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path. The little big book dictionary and concordance for included. That feeling of uselessness and selfpity will disappear.
Little big book dictionary and concordance over 2200 of the most difficult words and terms found in the big book of alcoholics anonymous. A concordance to alcoholics anonymous, the only complete reference authority for studying the big book. Also just curious do all meeting end by saying the lords prayer. Did you ever think about holding on to a rope thats connected between you and your hp, and each and every time you make a mistake, you tie a knot and hang on the rope gets shorter. Concordances have been compiled only for works of special importance, such as the vedas, bible, quran or the works of shakespeare, james joyce or classical latin and greek authors, because of the time, difficulty, and expense involved in. The little big book dictionary includes over 2,200 of the most difficult words, terms, and phrases found in the big book. The source for the alcoholics anonymous big book dictionary lbbd and the 12n12 dictionary and the na basic text dictionary recovery emporium. What does big book mean, i know its the blue aa book.
I have provided a link in a couple of places on this page for your convenience, so you can get to the search page. Big book dictionary alcoholics anonymous aa dictionary. The book is the entire big book sorted by words, sentences and paragraphs. This is a reference guide to words that are in the book alcoholics anonymous. Reference guide to the aa big book and the twelve steps and twelve traditions. With a feature packed big book reader, search tool, sobriety calculator, notes, aa contacts database and more, the 12 steps aa companion experience is unmatched. Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. The little big book dictionary and concordance for included words was first published in 1998 serving as a tool for use with the big book of alcoholics anonymous.
This large book contains a topical index to the bible, with easy to read print. Please do not write with questions about meetings click here for meeting info. Im using this to help with a bb study meeting, and it really helps everyone understand what were reading since the bb was written so long ago and many of the words and phrases are obsolete from our vocabulary today. Each mistake gets me closer to my hp which is where i want to be. Copyright alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others. This copy of the big book concordance is shareware. This book is a powerful powerful message on how to change the person we brought through those doors of alcoholics anonymous, one day at a time. Aa anonymity statement anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions please respect this and treat in confidence who you see and what you hear. This is the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. The anonymous press concordance to alcoholics anonymous kindle edition by. The result is the creation of a new bible study tool and a new venue of academic research. Search the alcoholics anonymous big book for phrases, key words, etc.
Some may agree with me and some may not, but i believe that seven of the most important words in the big book are the last two words at the bottom of page 3 and the first five words at the top of page 4, where the big book says all alcoholics should constantly have chocolate available. It is my hope that you will find this site useful to you and our friends of bill w. You think he ought to know the subject better, as everyone should have a clear understanding of the risk he takes if he drinks too much. I can understand why its the sacred text of aa groups around the world. Download the complete, onscreen version of the big book concordance for viewing with adobe acrobat reader. Big book dictionary and concordance kelly foundation. These are aspects of the alcoholics life and personality that are usually in effect before the alcoholic comes into aa and will continue unless the alcoholic actively works the steps each day. Each significant word in from pages 1164 is shown highlighted within the sentence it appears in. The whytehouse is, i hope, a way to find that special phrase or saying etc. These aa members were instrumental in carrying the aa message outlined in the big book in such a powerful way that it touched the. The ultimate index to pages 1164 of alcoholics anonymous an indispensable resource for the serious big book student. A concordance to alcoholics anonymous poe, stephen e, poe, frances e. Fellowship of the spirit conference the first fellowship of the spirit conference in our sphere of influence started in colorado.
Recoveryshop home of the alcoholics anonymous large print big book dictionary for all those difficult words the aa big book 72 pages and weighs 5 ounces. I didnt care to read it and i didnt think it had anything of substance i could relate to. Alcoholics anonymous, chapter 5 how it works pages 5864 the first and second edition book alcoholics anonymous is in public domain in the united states. Click download or read online button to get alcoholics anonymous comes of age book now. The bedevilments page 52 the promises page 83 we were having trouble with personal relationships. The strongs exhaustive concordance is an excellent tool for any scholar of gods word. If you cant find it in this book its not in the big book. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of god as we understood him. It is fully searchable and printable, formatted for screen viewing download size about 477k. You can order a copy of the big book and other literature from them. It is fully searchable and printable, formatted for. The little big book dictionary and concordance by lyle p.
In the aa big book it states quite clearly that alcohol is only a symptom of our disease, selfishness and selfcenteredness is the root of our problem. To show other alcoholics precisely how we have recovered is the main purpose of this book. Aa does not focus on the substance of alcohol as the problem. Only thirty years later the conquest of the air was almost an old story and airplane travel was in full swing. On page 52 of the big book you can find a list of bedevilments. Simply look up a familiar word to find the passage you seek. A cofounder of alcoholics anonymous tells how members recover and how the society functions.
Theres a meeting i want to go and it says bb for big book. Read big book search big book contact us link n things slogansmedallions easy 12 steps convinced. Select lists of aa meetings recommended for gay and lesbian beginners. Salerno in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps and 12. Explains any word we dont use today, in order to make the big book and 12 and 12 easier to comprehend for most everyone who can read. We were having trouble with personal relationships. Alcoholics anonymous, chapter 5 how it works pages 58. Aided by breakthroughs in computer technology, the book study concordance of the greek new testament has compiled data in a format that has never before been available to bible students. Home read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions twelve steps and twelve traditions. Nov 22, 2004 i love page 449, its the simple truth. Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and more concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either alcoholics. Your word is shown within the context of the sentences in which it is used.
Since the first edition appeared, in 1939, it has helped millions of men and women recover from alcoholism. Some aa groups take inventory by examining the twelve traditions, one at a time, to determine how well they are living up to these principles. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions. The 147 promises of the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Aa lore has it that the fellowship was named after the first printing of the big book as aa members call the book that is the heart and soul of the aa program. What are the bedevilments and where are they in the big. The anonymous press concordance to alcoholics anonymous the anonymous press on.
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