Week 87 Step Big Book Study Workshop
Chapter 5 How It Works page 58 ‘Rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path.’ until end of the paragraph: ‘…but many of them
do recover if they have the capacity to be honest.’
look up: honesty, open-minded, willing, rarely, thoroughly, simple, constitutionally.
a) Separate Honesty, Open-mindedness and Willingness.
Take each word and compare how you were when you started the Big Book workshop with where you are now.
b) Ask yourself: am I now more honest in all my affairs?
Write down the acronym for Ego: Ease God Out.
How does How It Works take care of EGO (Ease God Out).
What does ‘thoroughly followed our path’ mean to you
a) in your step one fellowship path?
b) in the big Book step study path?
Circle the words in bold: Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not completely give themselves to this simple program
a) Right now are you ‘constitutionally incapable of being honest’ with yourself about something?
b) What does being ‘rigorously honest’ mean to you today?
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