Home Fellowship No Longer Isolated

No Longer Isolated

1 min read
0

It is a wonderful feeling to go around the room and look into another compulsive eater’s eyes and say, “I put my hand in yours because I care,” and really mean it sincerely.

Unity Day reminds me that I am no longer isolated in my home, in my room, in my hiding places, being loved and comforted by my food. In recovery, when I say the Serenity Prayer every morning, I am reminded of the collective surrender of OA to a Higher Power of our own choosing.

How many thousands and possibly millions of food addicts learn to rely on an HP instead of continuing to defy an HP? Unity Day reminds me of the love and acceptance I gain all over the world when I go to a meeting in OA.

We are all together now, just one OA member to another, no matter the length of abstinence, reaching out our hands, one day at a time, for recovery through the Steps and Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous.

— Kathleen L., Virginia USA

  • The Silent Engine

    We gather in our meetings to share our experience, strength, and hope—I hear that expressi…
  • Eight Other Tools

    Here I sit, self-quarantined in the middle of a viral pandemic after returning home from t…
  • Able to Identify

    A simple definition of insanity is “unsound reasoning and judgment.” Where has my reasonin…
Load More Related Articles
  • Low-Tech Outreach

    I am on my intergroup’s public information committee. We make flyers with a tear-off porti…
  • Available to Everyone

    Here are a few ways I carry the message to other compulsive overeaters. I print out OA’s C…
  • Radio-Active

    I was listening to a commentary about obesity on our local radio station. The commentator …
Load More By admin
  • Literature Prices and Postage

    I’m a member of a virtual group, and neither my current hometown nor the place I’m plannin…
  • Awesome Silver Linings

    I am grateful for the coronavirus. No, thank God, I have not had it, and I know it has cau…
  • Love and Service

    Love and service. These are, I sense, one and the same. Love, without service, is illusory…
Load More In Fellowship
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Low-Tech Outreach

I am on my intergroup’s public information committee. We make flyers with a tear-off porti…