This one needs a little context, I know many of you are familiar with the Joe & Charlie Big Book Workshops (I recently posted one 2.7.24) in 2005 at a J & C workshop Willie B and John W went through the 12 steps in the same manor as Joe and Charlie but using the 12 x 12 as the reference.

Both workshops were presented side by side over the same weekend providing an in-depth look at the steps from both the Big Book and the 12 x 12 at the Boca Raton Florida Big Book Weekend held in 2005.

Willie B of Spring Texas got sober in 1957, she was 48 years sober at the time of this presentation about steps 10, 11 and 12. This is the last speak of the 9 part series, I do have the other 8, if you are interested in hearing them please drop me an email.

If you are in the PNW toward the end of July I just added a Young Peoples Conference (WSCYPAA VII) taking place in Tacoma WA. If you have never been to a Young Peoples event (your age does not matter) the energy and passion of the participants never fails to impress. I spoke to someone involved in it last night and based on how enthusiastic he was this will be no exception. Details: https://scast.us/wscypaa7

If you have any AA or Al-Anon event coming up let me know I am happy to help get the word out. https://scast.us/events

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The Study Edition of The Big Book

studyeditionI have one of these and it is one of my favorite items, a really excellent and useful for book study meetings or as a gift to a newcomer who is going to be heading to one.

The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.

  • Includes the original Foreword
  • The Doctor's Opinion
  • Dr. Bob's Story.
  • Bound in black bonded leather. 

Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference.  Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.  

Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.  

Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.

Two place keeping ribbons.  Special "lay flat" binding.



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