The 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous Covered in this Video
00:02—_Carl Jung and Alcoholics Anonymous: The 12 Steps as a Spiritual Journey of Individuation_, with a forward by Dr. Lance Owens.
01:15—One path followed toward Individuation.
01:38—Mention of “Friends of Bill” on Royal Caribbean Cruises
03:28—Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over alchohol.
04:02—Relevance to the Job Archetype—admitting you have a big defeat, then you lament about it, and then you can be reborn.
04:18—Step 2: Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
07:07—Two brief stories about alcoholics from my life.
20:46—Step 3: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the Will of God as we understood him.
21:13—Step 4: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
21:25—Step 5: Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of all of our wrongs.
21:49—Step 6: Totally ready to have God remove all of these defects of character.
22:02—Step 7: Humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings.
22:12—Step 8: Made a list of all of the persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Another personal story.
24:32—Step 9: Made direct amends to such people whenever possible.
24:46—Step 10: Continue to take personal inventory and admit when wrong.
24:55—Step 11: Seek through prayer and meditation to increase our conscious contact with God as we understand him.
25:14—Step 12: Carry the message to all alcoholics and practice these principles in all of our affairs.
Donald L. Conover, Group Leader
Carl Jung Depth Psychology Reading Group —
Session 64 Part 2 – January 22, 2018
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