Home Sponsoring Walking Through

Walking Through

1 min read
0
One of the better moves I made in early recovery was finding a sponsor. I was fortunate. After much trepidation, I found a sponsor who lived and practiced the Steps and made that the focus of our relationship. At that time, the program had food sponsors, Step sponsors, and spiritual sponsors, and over the years, I got help from people in all these areas. Now, after twenty-five years of being a sponsor myself, I approach sponsoring as “walking someone through the Steps,” which addresses all three aspects of recovery: physical, emotional, and spiritual. My approach has developed to be flexible

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
  • Thank-You Notes

    My sponsor had me start sponsoring at thirty-days abstinent. I was working Step Three by t…
  • Healing Connections

    Sponsoring is working one-on-one with another compulsive eater to uncover and release what…
  • A Grateful Goodbye

    My first sponsor, M., passed away last month. He was one of the first people I met in OA, …
Load More Related Articles
  • Thank-You Notes

    My sponsor had me start sponsoring at thirty-days abstinent. I was working Step Three by t…
  • Connecting to Recovery

    How can I feel hopeful about recovery when folks at the meetings I attend have been going …
  • Healing Connections

    Sponsoring is working one-on-one with another compulsive eater to uncover and release what…
Load More By admin
  • Thank-You Notes

    My sponsor had me start sponsoring at thirty-days abstinent. I was working Step Three by t…
  • Healing Connections

    Sponsoring is working one-on-one with another compulsive eater to uncover and release what…
  • A Grateful Goodbye

    My first sponsor, M., passed away last month. He was one of the first people I met in OA, …
Load More In Sponsoring
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Thank-You Notes

My sponsor had me start sponsoring at thirty-days abstinent. I was working Step Three by t…