Welcome to the Happy, Joyous, and Free Big Book Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous. We meet every Monday night from to P.M. to listen to an audio recording of the Joe & Charlie Big Book Seminar, followed by a one-hour discussion. AA Meeting Topics from the Big Book ACCEPTANCE page 14 ANGER page 64, 66, COMPASSION page DISEASE 21, 23 EASY DOES IT page FEAR pages 67, 68,FREEDOM page 62, HONESTY pages 58, HUMILITY pages Oct 07, · At a Big Book meeting, they read/discuss (and hopefully study) the Big Book.
The reason is, the BB is the basic "textbook" for recovery in AA. Many books with wisdom can be read endlessly, and you find something new each time. The book Alcoholic Anonymous (the Big Book) is the text for these meetings. When the focus is on a specific text, usually the group supplies copies of the book for attendees. If you would like to make notations in the text, obtaining a personal copy is useful.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Formats in which the Big Book can be read: To read a PDF version of the Fourth Edition of Alcoholics Anonymous click here. To listen to an audio version, click here. Print version from the Online Bookstore. eBook from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple. Watch ASL DVD version (includes subtitles and audio in English). But the Big Book says, “ if you wish, you can join us on the Broad Highway.” [Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition, p.
55] And, “We feel we are on the Broad Highway, walking hand in hand with the Spirit of the Universe.” [Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition, p.
75] I understand that when they say “the road gets narrow,” they mean there are fewer of the old self-sabotaging and “harmful to. Meeting Guide. Open - July + August What's New. Read Daily Reflections. Make a Contribution. Go to Online Bookstore.
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 xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai more. show less. Step meetings, some groups will discuss the Traditions so that, every thirteenth meeting the group focuses on a Tradition. The Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous – Some groups dis-cuss one chapter from the Big Book each week.
Other groups read from the Big Book weekly and discuss each chapter as they go along. Mental, Spiritual and Physical Disease. The book Alcoholics Anonymous, affectionately known by members as “the Big Book,” is the textbook for our society. The first portion contains our Step recovery program, the second portion contains forty-two stories of men and women who have recovered from alcoholism.
The book is published by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services and is available through AA offices and meetings, as well as through booksellers. The 4th edition () is also freely available online. Marty Mann (–) wrote the chapter "Women Suffer Too" in the second through fourth editions of the Big xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai: Non-fiction. Big Book Group, Group, and Loveland Group in Loveland.
See details of all the meetings below by City. If there are any changes to your meeting, please update us by calling, emailing, or using this link so we can carry the message and help newcomers find you. The Big Book is the original source of for step instructions in Alcoholics Anonymous.
All other sources (The Little Red Book, The 12 and 12, Group Sponsored Literature) were written as accompaniments or guides to be used to assist and deepen the path laid out by the original members of Alcoholics Anonymous in the Big Book.
During any such meeting to Study the AA Big Book, you would expect to encounter a wide variety of viewpoints on the portions under consideration. The individual "Sections" of this Study Guide material reflect ideas, emotions and attitudes you might hear from the. Sep 21, · Members usually read a chapter from the book and then discuss it. Big Book or Basic Text meetings - These meetings are about studying the Big Book which is the main text of AA and the Basic Text which is the main book of NA.
Men's and women's meetings - These meetings are specifically designed for either men or women. Jul 14, · In Big Book meetings the book of Alcoholics Anonymous is discussed. A Closed meeting is for those who have identified as an alcoholic/addict. An Open meeting is open to those who may want to listen and are not clear on the nature of their alcoholism or addiction. There are meetings for women only, and for men only. Saturday Morning Big Book Online Meeting: Park 40 Club Park W Blvd: West Knoxville: Big Book, Closed, Concurrent with Al-Anon, Online Meeting, Wheelchair Access: am: SERENITY IMPROVEMENT Online Meeting: Renaissance Center Room E Center St: Kingsport: Discussion, Online Meeting, Open, Wheelchair Access: am: Back to Basics.
The Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous. Members of A.A. affectionately refer to the book "Alcoholics Anonymous" as the "Big Book".". It is the basic text of the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous, and has helped large numbers of alcoholic men and women, young and old, recover. As of December30, copies of the Big Book have been sold or otherwise distributed (source AA GSO NY).
Apr 11, · The main text in A.A. is also called Alcoholics Anonymous, but is affectionately known as The Big Book. Groups often organize in order to read and discuss the book, hoping to give the newcomer an understanding of what the alcoholic’s problem is and what solution is being presented. Big Book, Closed, Location Temporarily Closed: pm: Hay Una Solucion: Our Lady of Fatima School N Dupont Hwy: New Castle: Discussion, Open, Spanish: pm: The Only Requirement: Kennett Friends Meeting House W Sickle St: Kennett Square: Discussion, Open, Speaker: pm: Millennium: Trinity Presbyterian Church Darley Rd.
AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. 4. _____will now read “How it Works” from Chapter 5 of the A.A. Big Book. The Big Book is Alcoholics Anonymous’s primary text.
(Its long title: Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism).The Big Book is one of the best-selling books of all times (30 million copies sold). It originated the “twelve-step program” now used widely among addictions outside alcohol. Jul 27, · Meeting Information. Monday, pm. Online Meeting Open Step Meeting This meeting is open and anyone may attend.
Step. Online Meeting Join with Zoom Join by Phone Living Word. 5 other meetings at this location. FM Buda, TX Buda Big Book Group. Buda Big Book Group Zoom Meeting. Big Book, Open, Wheelchair Access: pm: Tubac Group Big Book Study: Tubac Community Center Green Valley, Tubac, Sahuarita: Big Book, Open, Wheelchair Access: pm: Basic AA Virtual Meeting Online Meeting: Virtual Meeting only NOT AT THIS ADDRESS S Campbell Ave: Downtown, UA, Near North: Big Book, Closed, Online Meeting: pm.
Big Book This site is neither endorsed nor approved by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. It is provided as a public service by the Naples Area Intergroup of A.A. to facilitate the communication of A.A.
services and activities. Alcoholics Anonymous. The Big Book (BB) notations are to page and paragraph, as in ( 0, 1), i.e. (64) page 64; (: 0) the partial paragraph at the top of the page; (1) the first full paragraph on that page; etc. Quotes from the Big Book are in italics.
(SbBB) refers to this Steps by the Big Book workbook. Mar 22, · Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA as it is widely known, has been around since it was founded in by Bill W. and Dr. Bob in Akron, Ohio. The expansion of the program from a meeting between two alcoholics on June 10,got a boost with the publication of the book, Alcoholics Anonymous, known as The Big Book, and in by the publication of an article in the Saturday Evening Post about the.
Jun 01, · Playing semantics with the 12 steps ‘short form’ here. In the AA big book it states quite clearly that alcohol is only a symptom of our disease, selfishness and self-centeredness is the root of our problem. We had to be rid of this or we would die. AA does. At Big Book meetings, the group in attendance will take turns reading a passage from the AA Big Book and then discuss how they relate to it after.
At twelve step meetings, the group will typically break out into subgroups depending on where they are in their program and. Three Legacies of AA; Twelve & Twelve; Big Book.
A slang term for the book Alcoholics Anonymous. It is a jokey reference that goes back to AA’s humble beginnings. When the book was published in the AA fellowship was small and struggling. With no financial resources, big hopes were placed on sales of the Big Book. AA Big Book Cover To Cover Meeting: 0 - Daily: PM: Phone only: , # A daily telephone meeting that focuses on reading and discussing the AA Big Book, cover-to-cover.
Open to all; everyone is welcome to attend. Meets at 8pm EST daily, 7 days a week. SATURDAY MORNING BACK TO BASICS BIG BOOK STUDY - Online Online Meeting: Manito Methodist Church S Grand Blvd: Spokane: Big Book, Online Meeting: am: SHE RECOVERS MEETING Women, Online Meeting: Whitworth Church W Hawthorne Rd: Spokane: Online Meeting, Open, Wheelchair Access, Women: am: SATURDAY MORNING LIVE Online Meeting.
Big Book; Closed; Discussion; Online Meeting; This meeting is closed; only those who have a desire to stop drinking may attend.
ID: Online Meeting Zoom; Zoom Meeting. other meetings at this location. W Broadway Louisville, KY This in an Online Meeting with no physical location. Cloud. Whats the Book Say. An AA meeting may take one of several forms, but at any meeting you will find alcoholics talking about what drinking did to their lives and personalities, what actions they took to help themselves, and how they are living their lives today. Click here to learn more about AA meetings. Oct 30, · The only requirement of AA membership is the desire to stop drinking.
With such a mixed bunch of people it is hardly surprising that occasionally personality clashes will occur. Examples of Difficult People to be found in Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings. To classify a person as difficult is not an exact science.
This is because it is a subjective. Big Book study version with a blank sheet opposite each page of text + Big Book dictionaries and for AA 12 x Trust and Rely Workshop (Steps 10, 11 & 12) To hear recordings of this call:pin # Summary of Steps 1, 2 & 3 Part 1 - pin # Part 2 - pin # To receive the questions each week go 12stepstudyworkshop.
How to create an online meeting Options for Meeting Online which includes anonymity settings. From GSO: By attending digital meetings, groups can focus on A.A.’s primary purpose: to carry its message of recovery to the alcoholic who still xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai groups have alerted local A.A.
offices or hotlines if they are temporarily not meeting in their regular space. The meetings are free and open to anyone who wants to stop drinking. Meetings vary but often include reading from The Big Book along with sharing stories, celebrating sobriety, and intense discussions about themes relating to drinking. Participants in AA are encouraged to work the steps as outlined by Wilson and Smith.
Oct 12, · One of the ways to do so would be to honestly look at how nonbelievers (atheist, agnostics, freethinkers, humanists, secularists, etc.) are perceived and thus treated in Alcoholics Anonymous. One of many good places to begin is in Alcoholics Anonymous (aka the “Big Book”), specifically Chapter 4, “We Agnostics.”.
Apr 15, · The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous says "Resentment is the 'number one' offender" (p. 64) with good reason. A resentment is always about what someone or something has done to us. A resentment keeps us feeling like a victim. These are exactly the sorts of feelings that build excuses for slips. Accept Responsibility. Recovery Shop is the home to the AA Big Book Index Bookmark.
The Index bookmark features 25 of the key topics from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous with corresponding page numbers; created by the author of the Little Big Book Dictionary, and available only at xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai May 31, · By Clara M.
Intro. Even Big Book Thumpers have a rough time with “To Wives.” In the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, chapter 8 may be the least-thumped, and most skipped, so my first impulse in this critique was to turn the worst bits into Internet memes and declare myself done. Apr 20, · Hit “LIKE” & “SUBSCRIBE” Please Share White Chip with others in need!
Join the White Chip Facebook Group. Link Below xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai Jul 17, · The book "Alcoholics Anonymous," affectionately known by members as "The Big Book," is the textbook for the original step recovery program now known by the same name.
Big Book studies are where the group reads a section of the book Alcoholics Anonymous together and people share about their understanding of the passage. In these shares, members usually relate the reading to their own life experience. These meetings are a great way to gain a deeper understanding of what the book means and how others relate to.
Feb 27, · The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, also referred to as Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism, is a collection of texts used by members of the Alcoholics Anonymous fellowship. The book has undergone four revisions since William Wilson, also known as Bill W., originally wrote it with Dr. Bob Smith, more. There are a few basic “types” of AA meetings and the format varies depending on whether, for instance, it’s an open discussion or a Big Book study.
You can click on this link to learn more about what to expect at different meetings. There’s really nothing to be scared of about going to an AA meeting. Experience the Big Book AA Meetings Available Online-UPDATE: THE ONLINE ZOOM AND TELECONFERENCE MEETINGS NOW REQUIRE A PASSWORD TO ACCESS.
THE PASSWORD IS: Due to the COVID pandemic, the Experience the Big Book meetings will be accessible online as Zoom video conferences, starting Sunday, March 22, at 6pm central time. During any such meeting to Study the AA Big Book, you would expect to encounter a wide variety of viewpoints on the portions under consideration. The individual "Sections" of this Study Guide material reflect ideas, emotions and attitudes you might hear from the mouth of that ".
The and More ™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only). Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous.
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