To show other alcoholics precisely how we have recovered. Almost always we want to go further and admit other defects that have made us. The same can be said for step 4, which requires making a moral inventory. This is one of the best summaries on the 4th step that i have ever come across. Next we launched out on a course of vigorous action, the first step of which is a personal housecleaning, which many of us had never attempted.
Breaking down step eight of aa alcoholics anonymous. Once you find your worksheet, click on popout icon or print icon to worksheet to print or. Some of the worksheets displayed are first step work, step 1 work, step one, resentment inventory prompt, 2nd step and 3rd work, twelve steps, aas 12 steps including powerful, a twelve step workbook. The original source for these worksheets is sadly no longer available. Step four of aas twelvestep program of recovery is infamously the scary one, probably because its a crucial step towards effective and lasting recovery. This is a written inventory based on the 4 absolutes. To be able to start on this step, the previous three steps must of.
Section 7 step four 4th step guide pages out of the big book awakening 12 step workbook book version august, 2006. Working step four in narcotics anonymous we made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves this guide is intended to be used as an aid to writing a fourth step inventory. Download pamphlets and handouts to use in big book group sessions our workbook companion to alcoholics anonymous 12 steps of recovery from alcoholism and addiction is called steps by the big book. Note that this book is not an official alcoholics anonymous material. The worksheets were created by using the precise instructions in the big book to make taking the fourth step as easy and simple as possible. You can purchase a bba workbook at any bba meeting, or online at. Steps by the big book step 5 steps by the big book. George b was a practicing dentist for 47 years and is now a graduate student in a masters degree program for addiction counseling. Everything contained in the fourth step inventory worksheets is directly from the book alcoholics anonymous. Then we resolutely turn our thoughts to someone we can help. You can get the latest version of these worksheets and other aa materials at. The big book of alcoholics anonymou s can be purchased at aa central or a bba meeting. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
We have laid out the 4 th step inventory here so that it follows the big book. Fourth step guide program theory alcoholics anonymous. Upon achieving step one the admission of powerlessness and step two agreeing that there is, in fact, a higher power, step three goes beyond words to actions. Mike on experience the big book aa meetings available online.
Made a searching and fearless moral inventory big book. If you get these 4th step worksheets anywhere else they are likely not the originals and may have been changed or altered. Also, we need a reference from which to tell our story. The fifth step should be written since most of us have many wrongs to uncover. To be able to start on this step, the previous three steps must of course have been completed, so before starting check with your sponsor, spiritual advisor, counselor, etc.
The big book of alcoholics anonymous can be purchased at aa central or a bba meeting you can purchase a bba workbook at any bba meeting, or online at you do not need to print the following step material until you are instructed to do so. It opens the door to the rest of the steps and allows a person to begin the process of selfreflection. Simple 4th step aa worksheet printable worksheets and. These 4th step worksheets use the wording from alcoholics anonymous the big book pages 63 71 text in italics is quoted from the big book when the word optional is used in the worksheets it means that the big book suggests doing this but does not suggest writing anything down however many people who have used these worksheets found it helpful to write down their flaws and their. Step 4 aa learn how to do the 4th step inventory in the 12 steps of. My grudge list on our grudge list we set opposite each name our injuries. This is the step 4 emotional sobriety oa worksheet in a word document and a pdf file. When the time was right for me, it seemed as if the pen in my hand had a direct connection to my mind, and the memories of a lifetime just poured out onto the page.
All page numbers in this fourth step inventory workshop. Fourth step inventory introduction to the 4th step. Please read that instruction sheet, follow the instructions, and also read all the references in the big book. Dont be discouraged when your character defects are not immediately lifted. By writing first, then doing the 5 th step we can look at resentment, fear and harm individually, the way it says in the big book. The fact of putting the wrongs in black and white shows us that they are not as big as we had blown them up to be. Printable aa step worksheets as well as 2nd grade math printables worksheets operations and algebraic. These two items cannot be downloaded and must be purchased separately. Since the overall philosophy of alcoholics anonymous is that alcoholism is just a symptom of a spiritual disease, the real problem is in character flaws that need. Printable worksheets are ideal to learn math and science. When you take inventory, you take notes or write down all that you have on hand. Step eight of aa alcoholics anonymous is the beginning of the process of making amends, forgiving others and possibly being forgiven by them, in addition to forgiving ourselves.
Everything contained in these sheets is directly from the big book alcoholics anonymous, there is no opinion, just fact. At this stage of the inventory proceedings, our sponsors come to the rescue. Worksheets are resentment inventory prompt, step made a searching and fearless moral inventory of, fourth step inventory, fourth step inventory, 4th step work, working step four in narcotics anonymous, 4th step instructions and notes, aas 12. By making a list of the people we harmed and becoming willing to make amends, we take action toward healing the past with others and learning how to live in the world. Though our decisionstep 3 was a vital and crucial step, it could have little permanent effect unless at once fast followed by a. These 4th step worksheets and aa fourth study guides are distilled right out of the big book of alcoholics anonymous. This step is described on roman numeral pages 25 32 xxv xxxii, on pages 1 44.
The admission of your exact wrongs in the fifth step is part of the spiritual awakening that. However, many people who have used these worksheets found it helpful to. Step 3 made a decision to turn our lives over to the care of god as we understood him. Steps by the big book step 4 resentments steps by the. Sth step page 4 of 6 sex problem list drafted from big book pg. The fourth step, like the whole of recovery, is a process not an event. Fourth step guide and was taken directly from the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Aa the original way 12 step guide aa the original way group. These are the original 4th step guides and work sheetsused in the dallas b. This guide has been prepared not as a replacement for or interference to our basic texts the big book and 12 and 12 but as a companion for the ideas and directions presented there. See more ideas about celebrate recovery, addiction recovery and aa steps. Breaking down step four of aa alcoholics anonymous jason. These 4th step worksheets use the wording from alcoholics anonymous the big book pages 6371. Alanons fourth step inventory workbook which can be ordered online.
This step is described in parts of chapters 1, 2, 3, and all of chapter 4. Aa speakers joe and charlie bills story the big book comes alive duration. There is a detailed instruction sheet that goes with the step 4 inventory forms, from the workshop. Understanding step 4 of the 12 steps verywell mind. Consider having a round robin discussion about one particular defect, and the groups experiences with step 6 by the big book. They comfort the melancholy one by fi rst showing him that his.
The written inventory of the fourth step with the exact nature of our wrongs will helpus in. You will need the big book of alcoholics anonymous large print or hard cover recommended and the big book awakening workbook. Click on popout icon or print icon to worksheet to print or download. The scholars can easily do a calculation or implement the equation utilizing printable worksheets. Step 1 we admitted we were powerless over alcohol that our lives had become unmanageable. Every time a person imposes his instincts unreasonably upon others, unhappiness follows. Do not answer the questions in the rest of the book. A fourth study guides are distilled right out of the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Dont be discouraged when your character defects are not immediately. When the word optional is used in the worksheets, it means that the big book suggests doing this but does not suggest writing anything down. These fourth step worksheets use the wording from alcoholics anonymous the big book pages 6371. This simply means taking an honest look at all of your good and bad character traits.
To enable you to find a power greater than yourself that will solve your problem. In the third step of aas recovery process, you ask a power greater than yourself for honesty, courage and willingness to work on each step of your recovery. Showing top 8 worksheets in the category aa step 1. Look at each relationship and answer these nine questions ref p.
Worksheets are the primary purpose group big, 12 step workbook, first step work, aas 12 steps including powerful, 12 steps in 12 weeks oa big book study format, the twelve step program, resentment inventory prompt, step 1 work. Big book awakening 4th step workshop resentment examples and worksheets 122006 columns 14 to download the most current versions of these worksheets go to. Whenever a human being becomes a battleground for the instincts, there can be no peace. Whether we come through the doors of alcoholics anonymous or. These step study guides and worksheets have been used by thousands of aa s, nas, alanons, oa overeaters, cas, gas and other 12 step recovery program members that use the 12 steps as instructed in the book, alcoholics. Step 2 came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. To view this printable aa step worksheet, click the orange button. The steps are in the big book, the work book for example page 3 step 2 tells you to go in the aa big bookpps. Though our decisionstep 3 was a vital and crucial step, it could have little permanent effect unless at once fast followed by a strenuous. Was it our selfesteem, our security, our ambitions, our personal, or sex relations, which had been interfered with.988 977 521 472 188 494 1520 1431 1027 341 1572 785 1210 41 625 1480 345 408 142 734 591 1098 420 353 1311 935 1426 1317 1350 283 870 727 287 227 548 819