Practice These Principles
Living the Spiritual Disciplines and Virtues in 12-Step Recovery

PTP Step 4 – Contents

Contents

Preface ix
Introduction xi
                               Part I: Taking Inventory
  1.  Know Thyself 5
  2.  The Big Book Sample 21
  3.  The 12&12 Expansion 31
  4.  People, Places, and Things 53
  5.  The Seeing Eye 59
  6.  The Caring Heart 77
                             Part II: Emotions
  7.  Emotions 99
  8.  Anger and Resentment 121
  9.  Fear and Anxiety 147
10.  Guilt and Remorse 175
11.  Shame and Humiliation 199
12.  Regret 229
                               Part III: Character Defects
13.  Character: The Concept 257
14.  Character and Personality 269
15.  Character and Temperament 305
16.  Character Defects 329
                                 Part IV: Corrective Virtues
17.  Virtue: The Concept 363
18.  Virtues: Their Practice 395
Postscript 429
Appendix 1.  Inventory Type A: Harm Done to Me–Guide 433
Appendix 2.  Inventory Type B: Harm Done by Me–Guide 434
Appendix 3.  Common Manifestations of Self–Defective Emotions 435
Appendix 4.  Common Manifestations of Self–Character Defects 436
Appendix 5.  "The Next Frontier: Emotional Sobriety" 437
Notes 441
Suggested Readings 447
About the Author 449
Index 451