Alcoholics Anonymous : Read the Big Book and Twelve Steps and Twelve TraditionsIn this series of workshops, members share on the importance of working ALL 12 Steps and how working the Steps changed their lives physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The Step Five workshop speakers share about how the promises of Step Five came true for them. One speaker qualifies on working the first four Steps to arrive at Step 5; the who, what, where, when, how and why of doing a Fifth Step; and the necessity of working this Step. The best reason first: If we skip this vital step, we may not overcome drinking. The second speaker tells her OA story and the importance of working all the Steps. She shares about multiple techniques her sponsor showed her to inventory, how to be fearless when taking the Fifth Step and the relief she felt after completing it.
Free The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous
NEW! The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, SECOND EDITION
Tuesdays at 12 pm St. Meeting in parlor down hall on left. Contact: Cindy B, When: Saturday, November 2. Meeting location. These checklists are intended help foster a focused and supportive group environment to help carry the message to all attendees as we work our program together.
The Twelve Steps are the heart of the OA recovery program. They offer a new way of life that enables the compulsive eater to live without the need for excess food. The ideas expressed in the Twelve Steps, which originated in Alcoholics Anonymous, reflect practical experience and application of spiritual insights recorded by thinkers throughout the ages. Their greatest importance lies in the fact that they work! They enable compulsive eaters and millions of other Twelve-Steppers to lead happy, productive lives.
The Concepts define and guide the practices of the service structures that conduct the business of OA. These Concepts depict the chain of delegated responsibility we use to provide service throughout the world. Concept One The ultimate responsibility and authority for OA world services reside in the collective conscience of our whole Fellowship. Concept Three The right of decision, based on trust, makes effective leadership possible. Concept Four The right of participation ensures equality of opportunity for all in the decision-making process. Concept Five Individuals have the right of appeal and petition in order to ensure that their opinions and personal grievances will be carefully considered. Concept Nine Able, trusted servants, together with sound and appropriate methods of choosing them, are indispensable for effective functioning at all service levels.