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They are authorized by the groups to handle our over-all public relations and they guarantee the integrity of our principal newspaper, the A. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God, as we understood Him.

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For our group purpose, there is but one ultimate authority - a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Each Alcoholics Anonymous group ought to be a spiritual entity having but one primary purpose - that of carrying its message to the alcoholic who still suffers. Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.

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Concept Five Individuals have the right of appeal and petition in order to ensure that their opinions and personal grievances will be carefully considered. Rotating leadership is the best. On such issues our common welfare is paramount.

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Our names and pictures as A. Alcoholics Anonymous should remain forever non-professional. We feel it better to let our friends recommend us.

We define professionalism as the occupation of counseling alcoholics for fees or hire. And no group, regional committee, or individual should ever take action that might greatly affect A. The only requirement for D.

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Then too, we view with much concern those A. Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. It met at pm in Cupertino. Problems of money, property and authority may easily divert us from our primary spiritual aim.

Any two or three alcoholics gathered together for sobriety may call themselves an A. Focusing on Recovery Over the Long Haul.

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We think, therefore, that any considerable property of genuine use to A. Hence our common welfare comes first. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

Adapted and reprinted with permission. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.

Concept Three The right of decision, based on trust, makes effective leadership possible. Universal respect is the key to their usefulness. There is never need to praise ourselves. Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

Our public relations should be guided by the principle of attraction rather than promotion. Their management should be the sole responsibility of those people who financially support them. But hospitals, as well as other places of recuperation, ought to be well outside A. Hence such facilities ought not to use the A.

Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to compulsive debtors, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to compulsive overeaters and to practice these principles in all our affairs. Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all these Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities. The Twelve Traditions of D. Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, 2013 sports illustrated swimsuit edition pdf ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.

But when its plans concern the welfare of neighboring groups also, those groups ought to be consulted. Our membership ought to include all who suffer from alcoholism.

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.