The Dick B. Papers: Stick with the Winners! And Here’s What Dr. Bob said in A.a.

Stick with the Winners! What did They Say:

Here’s what A.A. Co-founder Dr. Bob said,

Dick B.

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“In early A.A. days. . . our stories didn’t amount to anything to speak of. When we started in on Bill D., we had no Twelve Steps either; we had no traditions.

But we were convinced that the answer to our problems was in the Good Book (the Bible).

To some of us older ones, the parts that we found absolutely essential were the Sermon on the Mount [Matthew 5, 6, 7], the thirteenth chapter of First Corinthians, and the Book of James.”

The Co-Founders of Alcoholics Anonymous: Biographical Sketches Their Last Major Talks, page 13.


About mauihistorian

Uses pen name Dick B.: Writer, Historian, Retired attorney, Bible student, CDAAC, and active and recovered A.A. member with over 25 years of continuous sobriety. Published 42 titles and over 650 articles on the history of Alcoholics Anonymous and the Christian Recovery Movement.
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