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A New Book in the Making


Thanks to our collective efforts, a book that explores a spiritual principle each day of the year is taking shape. As you may recall, the 2018 World Service Conference initiated this work by approving a project plan for work over two Conference cycles. Since then, we’ve been busily engaged in creating a book that’s truly by addicts, for addicts.

With direction and oversight from the World Board, the Spiritual Principle A Day workgroup has…
  • rolled out 83 spiritual principles with 338 related quotations to date
  • processed writing from members from around the world 
  • developed entries by weaving together members’ writing 
  • distributed two batches of “Review & Input”
We anticipate publishing an approval draft for the book in the 2022 Conference Agenda Report.

Be a part of creating NA literature—Send us your writing!

Click on the individual principles listed below to write online using any connected device or download the PDF that lists all of the quotations for this round if you’re hosting a workshop of any size.

Principles & quotations to work on through 30 June 2020:

CommitmentConnectednessDiscipline
FlexibilityGenerosityHumorOptimism
Tolerance | Unconditional LoveWe
Quotations on ALL 10 principles for this round

Principles & quotations to work on through 30 September 2020:

Accountability | Communication | Cooperation | Encouragement
Independence | Joy | Passion | Reliability | Self-support | Thoughtfulness
Quotations on ALL 10 principles for this round

Give us your feedback on the third batch of drafts by 10 August 2020

Your feedback on the first two batches of review and input (R&I) drafts was really helpful. Thank you to all who participated. This process ensures that the book we’re compiling meets the Fellowship’s needs and expectations. Thanks, in advance, for taking the time to read and respond to these drafts.

Materials for Review and Input Batch #3
All Batch #3 drafts for your review 
All input forms on Batch #3
R&I cover memo with important instructions
Review and Input Workshop PowerPoint

Drafts for your review I Forms for your input 

Intimacy (4 entries) PDF  I e-form
Creativity (7 entries) PDF I e-form
Resilience (3 entries) PDF I e-form
Vulnerability (3 entries) PDF I e-form
Forgiveness (6 entries) PDF I e-form
Kindness (4 entries) PDF I e-form
Perseverance (4 entries) PDF I e-form
Practicality (5 entries) PDF I e-form
Respect (4 entries) PDF I e-form
Responsibility (5 entries) PDF I e-form
Service (8 entries) PDF I e-form
Simplicity (3 entries) PDF I e-form
Understanding (4 entries) PDF I e-form
All Batch 3 Drafts in PDF

Workshop Materials:
PowerPoint | Session Profile | Writing Template | Translated materials
Please send the advance material you write or collect to spad@na.org
or 19737 Nordhoff Place, Chatsworth, CA 91311 USA
Click here for more about submitting workshop material

To help get the word out about the Spiritual Principle a Day Book Project, 
consider printing up some flyers for your group or service body.


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