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Step Two

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. -Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous p. 213 Spiritual Principles in Step Two: Hope
Pg. 88 OA For Today March 28

On action alone be thy interest, never on its fruits Bhagavad Gita Why am I still obsessed with weight? Im abstaining, Im trying to work the steps; but I cant give up the scale. Im terrified to stop the constant monitoring of my weight. What if I gain? How will I know it if I dont weight? The problem is, Im trying to work this program without giving up control. But is that possible? The first steps make it clear that those who wrote them, and millions who followed, proved they could only recover by letting a Power outside themselves regulate their unmanageable lives. If I say I have faith in a Higher Power, I can take the next step and turn my weight over to that Power. I can concentrate on taking the action abstaining and working the steps and leave the results to God. For today: If I stop supervising my weight loss, it will be taken care of - in God time. I pray for the willingness to do that.

Tradition Two
For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern. -Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous p. 213 Spiritual Principles in Tradition Two: Trust

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Next IG Meeting is on Saturday March 10, 2012 at the OA Office OA Unity Day Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 9:00 am 3:00 pm- Unity Center, 1830 S Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74119 Texas Twelve Step Convention Hosted by Dallas OA Intergroup February 24-26, 2012

February 2012

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Serenity prayer
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.

The Third-Step Prayer

God, I offer myself to theeto build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy power, Thy love, and Thy way of life. May I do Thy will always! (Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 63)

The Seventh-Step Prayer

My creator, I am now willing that you should have all of me, good and bad. I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you and my fellows. Grant me strength, as I go out from here, to do your bidding. Amen. (Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 76)

The OA Promise
I put my hand in yours, and together we can do what we could never do alone. No longer is there a sense of hopelessness, no longer must we each depend upon our own unsteady willpower. We are all together now, reaching out our hands for power and strength greater than ours, and as we join hands, we find love and understanding beyond our wildest dreams. (OA Website)
Overeaters Anonymous Tulsa Green Country Intergroup Office Phone: (918) 731-4102 Tulsa Intergroup OA Office 4815 S. Sheridan, Ste. 111 Tulsa, OK 74145
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February 2012

OAsis Newsletter -Tulsa Overeaters Anonymous