Home Steps Step 12: Someone to Protect

Step 12: Someone to Protect

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Having had a spiritual awakening in this program, I now view myself as a unique and precious child of God. It has transformed my approach to myself. But when I compare myself to others, I feel “less than.” Since I am unable to eat the foods they eat and perform the simple behaviors they do, I conclude there’s something wrong with me that needs to be brought to submission and controlled. If I instead think of myself as one of God’s creations, I see myself as valuable and worthwhile. I know I don’t deserve to be hurt by a disease

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