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Spirituality vs Religionhopeless state of mind and bodya few simple rulesgratitiudehomelessnessspiritual maintenanceself honestyhospitalizations/rehabfreedom from the obsessionuncover/discover/disgardmoment of clarity12 step callprinciplesStep 2unityinstitutionalizedold storiesstep 7anxietyreal alcoholic vs. heavy drinkerinferiority-insecuritymanipulationreality in sobrietyself-condemnationa design for livinginspiringhappy/joyous/freeStep 5feartraditionshow it workschangegracebigotryspiritual experiencepractice these principlesStep 6distorted perceptionsdual addictionprisonACA-Alanondefectivebinge drinkingfellowship vs progamsingleness of purposeshame & guiltthe programbook studyfamily historymembershipmental obsessionspiritual actionsself-centered fearsense of purpose & valueBig Bookguiltinadequacytoleranceagnoticsrestless/irritable/discontentfellowshipselfishnesswillingnessdistorted thinkingspiritual life vs alcoholic deathBig Book citationsresolution to quitStep 8progressive diseasegift of despairself-centerednesspowerlessnessspiritualitytrouble with the lawStep7Courage to changeanonymityyoung peoplewilling to believeself knowledgeprayer & meditationspiritual maladyspiritual awakeningseparatnesscraving/allergy of the bodystealingbooze stops workingsteps presented simplyStep 12lovealcoholic homefreedoman inside jobamendsdefects of characteralcoholic family historystepsremoval of character defectsnewcomerfunnyguilt & shameresentmentsstep 4facade of professional successlgbtlocked uprelapseatheistgratefulconscious contact with a higher powerdouble-winnerthe Big Book messagecommunication skillssafesharing your experienceamendjail4 types of alcoholicssuicidal thinkingprogram of actionfeeling of separatenessAA historyself hatredangerrestored to sanityhumilityfacade of successself-willpowerless/unmanageablealone/lonely & hopeplaying GodHigher Power/Spirituality/Godproblem is not alcoholinsanityservicebelief vs faithopen-minded and willingabuseAA Pioneers (1930's-40's)inventoryatheismStep 3sexbottomsaccess to powerentertaining storiestestegosympathythe promisessurrenderStep 11relief from obsession to drinklack of powerwomengod consciousnessConcerns with Higher Power/Goddepressiontransformationthe solutiongratitudedespairinferiority/insecurityAcceptance4 Absolutesdry drunkforgivenessalone/lonelyspiritual solutioncouragesense of purposeempathyhopelessnesssense of belongingdestinyhopecompassionmental illnesscomplacencydenialperfectionismragehonestyrelationshipsnewcomersone primary purposehigh bottomStep 9self-deceptionold ideassteps in detailworking with othersAA Convention Tapesemotional sobrietyhappinessSponsorshipChapter 5Step 1window of opportunityStep WorkshopGod2015 ICkeep it simpleStep 10actionisolationfaith