Alcoholics anonymous programs aa promises 12 step faq drug abuse programs the first step aa big book. Big book awakening 4th step workshop resentment examples and worksheets 122006 columns 14 to download the most current versions of these worksheets go to. To illustrate, here are the same three resentments with the fourth column added to include the self, manifested in various ways. If temperamentally we are on the depressive side, we are apt to be swamped with guilt and selfloathing. The big book states this at the outset of the description of the step four, on page 64. Fourth step inventory these fourth step worksheets use the wording from alcoholics anonymous the big book pages 6371. To read a pdf version of the fourth edition of alcoholics anonymous. We wal low in this messy bog, often getting a misshapen and pain ful pleasure out of it. Breaking down step four of aa alcoholics anonymous made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
Critique of chapter 5 of the big book step 4 aa agnostica. A fourth study guides are distilled right out of the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. These step study guides and worksheets have been used by thousands of aas, nas, alanons, oa overeaters, cas, gas and other 12 step recovery program members that use the 12 steps as instructed in the book, alcoholics anonymous. The big book is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, primarily written by one of the founders of alcoholics anonymous aa, bill w. This the sponsor promptly proves by talking freely. We asked his protection and care with complete abandon. Service manual, a very heavy but fun book written by. To be able to start on this step, the previous three steps must of course have been completed, so before starting check with your sponsor, spiritual advisor, counselor, etc. Here are the steps we took, which are suggested as a program of recovery. Being convinced that self, manifested in various ways, was what had defeated us, we considered its common manifestations.
Here are the steps we took, which are suggested as. Permission to use this big book of alcoholics anonymous is described in the a. 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. When the word optional is used in the worksheets, it means that the big book suggests doing this but does not suggest writing anything down. Step four of aa s twelvestep program of recovery is infamously the scary one, probably because its a crucial step towards effective and lasting recovery.
Step four of aas twelvestep program of recovery is infamously the scary one. Aa 4th step worksheet joe and charlie as well as joe. Home read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions. To be able to start on this step, the previous three steps must of. Breaking down step four of aa alcoholics anonymous jason. This is also a guide and format for use or application of a. Ready about the fourth step of alcoholics anonymous, which requires a very careful.773 1043 866 625 1016 733 1593 215 98 379 602 1307 1031 1061 228 1664 816 756 541 8 1127 707 288 380 1557 522 1417 1314 942 1075 404 915 1546 1396 1151 428 1377 649 1494 445 318 954 451 101 1422 831 442 379 1108