(week 110) 6 February 2014 12-step Big Book study workshop
AA 12 x 12 Step 2 page 30 entire paragraph starting:
�Another crowd of AA�s says: We were plumb disgusted with religion and all its works…� until end of paragraph �…But finally, driven to AA, we learned better.�
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Re. placing humility before intellect:
You cannot be too stupid to get sober, but you can be too smart.
God gave us brains so that He could use them.
�This phony form of respectability was our undoing, so far as faith was concerned.�
look up phony, respectability.
�By their example they showed us that humility and intellect could be compatible, provided we placed humility first. When we were able to do that, we received the gift of faith a faith which works. This faith is for you, too.�
Q1a) Using your own experience, write a summary of what the above words mean.
b) Give two examples from your life when you have placed humility first.
Q2a) What does receiving the gift of faith mean to you – a white light experience?
Q3. This faith is for you too.
Q4. Take this entire paragraph and dissect it sentence by sentence.
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