Abstinence and Honesty

I have been in OA for 3 ½ years now.  It took a while to get abstinence, I tried to go it alone at first, but quickly realized I needed a sponsor.  Once I was fully immersed – getting a sponsor, admitting I was powerless over food and turning my will and my life over to the care of God […]

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Meditation and Connecting to your Higher Power

Before coming to OA, I never meditated. I didn’t even really know what it was or how to do it. All I knew was that Hippies did it and I wasn’t a Hippie. I didn’t have a spiritual connection to anything though. Now with being in OA for almost 4 years, my meditation comes in different forms and I have […]

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Types of Inventories

Taken from AA’s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions p.89-90 “Although all inventories are alike in principle, the time factor does distinguish one from another.  There’s the spot-check inventory, taken at any time of the day, whenever we find ourselves getting tangled up.  There’s the one we take at day’s end, when we review the happenings of the hours just past.  […]

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