Home Service What Service Is

What Service Is

1 min read
0
From the very beginning of my time in the OA rooms, I heard that service is a Tool. However, I never thought about it as a way to connect to my Higher Power and preserve my abstinence until recently. I tended to think of service as a Tradition. It was, in my mind, a practice that was important to preserve the group. Recently, however, my Higher Power showed me otherwise. I was at my home meeting for a business meeting. It was a small group, only three of us, and one thing that became very clear was we had made

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
  • Giving and Living

    When I arrived at my first OA meeting in August 1999, a member greeted me at the door. Whe…
  • Stepping Up to Recovery

    I cannot believe I have been abstinent long enough to have made it to Step Twelve. When I …
  • What Keeps Me

    Service is what keeps me in the program. There is no “as if” in it; my life truly does dep…
Load More Related Articles
  • Giving and Living

    When I arrived at my first OA meeting in August 1999, a member greeted me at the door. Whe…
  • Stepping Up to Recovery

    I cannot believe I have been abstinent long enough to have made it to Step Twelve. When I …
  • What Keeps Me

    Service is what keeps me in the program. There is no “as if” in it; my life truly does dep…
Load More By admin
  • Giving and Living

    When I arrived at my first OA meeting in August 1999, a member greeted me at the door. Whe…
  • What Keeps Me

    Service is what keeps me in the program. There is no “as if” in it; my life truly does dep…
  • Keeping Focused

    I am grateful for sixteen years and six months of abstinence, by the grace of God and this…
Load More In Service
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Giving and Living

When I arrived at my first OA meeting in August 1999, a member greeted me at the door. Whe…