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Try Writing

At sharing time in OA meetings, I sometimes read thoughts I have written down. Sharing thoughts and speaking out loud what I have written helps my recovery. 336 more words

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OA's Responsibility Pledge

OA Responsibility Pledge – Always to extend the hand and heart of OA to all who share my compulsion; for this I am responsible.

Question – What have you gained from OA?

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Keeping our meetings focused on the primary purpose

There’s a new podcast series for 2016 centered on “Service and My Recovery.” In addition to the Steps and Traditions, each podcast explores one of the  324 more words

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A lesson from an osprey...

Last week while I was sailing, I had the privilege of watching a family of ospreys.  There were five birds all together – each making lazy circles in the sky above my sailboat.   421 more words

Starting Over, Again

I’ve heard relapse begins when I “start stopping” recovery behaviors. Daily recovery behaviors include planning and committing my food, praying, meditating, striving to live a spiritual life, practicing the Step principles in everything I do, being honest and doing service. 390 more words


Bruce Almighty - Is It Odd or Is It God?

Several years ago, while working for a small, not-for-profit medical education company, I created a novel approach to training physicians about their diagnostic decision processes.  This idea had tremendous promise.  1,546 more words


We were asked to share testimonies in OA (overeater’s anonymous), and nothing scared me more. I always shared my testimony (in front of large crowds) of how God had saved me from two suicide attempts and self-harm, but I was healed from that. 602 more words

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