My name is Shlomo.
I am a food addict and compulsive overeater.
Step Twelve: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of working these steps,
We tried to carry this message to compulsive overeaters and to practice these principles in all our affairs.
This final step consists of three parts:
A) It tells us that the result working all the steps is having a spiritual awakening.
B) We try to carry the message of having had a spiritual awakening as the result of working all the steps.
C) We practice the steps in all aspects and areas of our life.
Let us get to the assignments.
The spiritual awakening.
1. The different aspects of spiritual awakening are given in several places in the Big Book. Read the following pages and mark the sentences that describe the spiritual awakening or the spiritual experience. Remember that the promises are also a description of the spiritual awakening. Pages, xxvii (third edition), xxix (fourth edition) in The Doctor's Opinion, pages 14, 25, 27, 50-51, 56-57, 63 (promises), 75, 83-84 (promises), 84-85 (promises), Appendix II; 569-570 (third edition), 567-568 (fourth edition). Copy the sentences that resonate with you. Reflect and share with us.
2. Read step twelve in the AA 12&12 pages 106-109: "The joy of living the theme of A.A's.....would presently love God and call him by name."
Mark the sentences that resonate with you . Reflect and share with us.
3. Read step twelve in the OA 12&12 pages 99-100. Mark the sentences that resonate with you. Reflect and share with us.
4. Reflect on your personal spiritual awakening. Share with us.