• 1946
  • By 1946 AA cofounder Bill Wilson had more clearly formulated the basic ideas for the Twelve Traditions directly from such correspondence with groups (via the group conscience method), setting guidelines on how groups and members should interact with each other, the public, and AA as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • Overeaters Anonymous estimates its membership at over 60,000 people in about 6,500 groups meeting in over 75 countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • principles
  • We have not felt the need to elaborate in great detail a specific CMA approach to the Twelve Steps: too many other excellent outlines already exist for following these spiritual principles. (wikipedia.org)
  • member
  • Our A.A. experience has taught us that: Each member of Alcoholics Anonymous is but a small part of a great whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • Workaholics Anonymous via their website also offers networking and connection for member and hosts an annual conference for those who suffer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grover was an AA member, recovering alcoholic, psychologist, and Ed.M. Grover had attempted suicide five times before the age of 21 and, like Bill W., was neurotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • City Hall doesn't have any front-step nuptials planned today, but Rickhoff still expects a larger-than-usual number of Dec. 12 weddings this year. (mysanantonio.com)
  • public
  • In the Bible the significance of the number 12 is that it represents divine authority and appointment," Wagner-Krankel says, noting 12 is found more than 180 times in the Bible, including the number of Jesus' apostles and his age when he first appeared to the public. (mysanantonio.com)