Home Service Principle Practice

Principle Practice

1 min read
1
“We must remember that serenity and humility come with acceptance” (Voices of Recovery, p. 282). Sometimes I have to ask myself: What am I not accepting? The fear that I am not good enough? For whom? You? Them? Me? God? Nothing makes my life seem out of control faster than a B.I.N.G.E.—Believing I’m Not Good Enough. So I don’t even have to binge on food. I can binge on negative self-talk, self-pity, worry over my to-do list, resentments, or expectations (and an expectation is only a resentment waiting to be born). I can go on and on— after all, isn’t

To continue reading this story, subscribe or log in below. For US$23, subscribers get one year of access to new Lifeline stories published ten times per year, plus our complete archive of hundreds of stories published since January 2016.

Existing Users Log In
   
New User Registration
*Required field
  • Committed to Support

    Being ready to support OA financially is important. I do give at every meeting I go to, an…
  • What We Have in Common

    Tradition Three: The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compuls…
  • Clean Clothes, Balanced Life

    OA has improved how I look, and not just with weight loss. I look better in my clothes now…
Load More Related Articles
  • Awakening Began

    Step Four: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Working the Twelve …
  • Anonymous Generosity

    At my meeting, we would not want to know or care if someone tossed a lot of money into the…
  • A (Virtual) Place to Serve

    I love service! I do! One of the things I love most is helping people make new connections…
Load More By admin
  • Twelfth Step Within Lifeline

    I am a grateful, abstinent, Lifeline-subscribing member of OA. I love and appreciate our m…
  • Speaker Go-Getter

    I’ve been in OA this time around for sixteen years. Before that I was in for eight years, …
  • Easy Service Commitments

    Service is one of the ways I stay in recovery and out of relapse. When I came back to prog…
Load More In Service
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Awakening Began

Step Four: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Working the Twelve …