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
  • Opinion-Free

    Tradition Ten – Overeaters Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the OA …
  • No Guarantee but Grace

    I awakened abstinent today, clearheaded and present. Wow. Another day, G-d! It’s a far cry…
  • Principle Links

    I think I always had honesty, OA’s First Step Principle. I was 15 in 1971 when the disease…
Load More Related Articles
  • Abstinence is Possible

    I am new to OA. I’ve been with the program for 101 days. I first went to a meeting to supp…
  • Story at Ten

    Step Ten – Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly adm…
  • Combined Strength

    I need meetings to be strong, vibrant places where a variety of voices express recovery th…
Load More By admin
  • Small Ways That Matter

    This is my third time back in OA. At first, I came when my mother needed the program. I ca…
  • Carried to My Clinic

    This year, I decided to donate a subscription of Lifeline to my health clinic. Last year, …
  • Pass It On – a Lifeline Project

    Imagine all of the still-suffering compulsive eaters waiting in doctors’ and dentists’ off…
Load More In Service
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Abstinence is Possible

I am new to OA. I’ve been with the program for 101 days. I first went to a meeting to supp…