The Steps We Took: A Teacher of the Twelve Steps Shares His Experience, Strength, and Hope with All Those Recovering from Addictions, All Who Want to Recover, and All Who Love Them

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august house, 2002 - Self-Help - 192 pages
The director of an addiction treatment center for more than four decades, Joe McQ has become an internationally respected teacher and lecturer on the Twelve Step method introduced by Alcoholics Anonymous and since adopted by dozens of recovery groups. In The Steps We Took, Joe offers countless analogies, insights, explanations and elucidations of these principles, drawing from his own recovery experience and those of the hundreds he has helped. The title, taken from the words spoken at ....

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I found this book during a time of cleaning up my friendssponsors basement. I began reading the book and wondered why my sponsor had not introduced me to this years before. I began using it to guide ... Read full review

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This is a great book to use as a guide when working the 12 Steps in AA. It explains in much simpler terms than the 12&12. The inventory charts are very helpful. I use this book as a supplement to the Big Book with my sponsees, and it has been very helpful to all of us. Read full review


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There is a Solution Beyond Ourselves Step 2
Making a Decision Step 3 37
Improving On the Truth Step 5
Change is the Name of the Game Steps 6 and 7
Making Amends Steps 8 and 9
Continuing to Grow Step 10
Carrying the Message Step 12
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