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Service

 

We perform service so that the program will be available for myself, and through those efforts, others may benefit. We will perform service and practice our recovery by:

1. Affirming that the true power of our program rests in the membership of the meetings and is expressed through our Higher Power and through group conscience.

2. Confirming that our process is one of inclusion and not exclusion; showing special sensitivity to the viewpoint of the minority in the process of formulating the group conscience so that any decision is reflective of the spirit of the group and not merely the vote of the majority.

3. Placing principles before personalities.

4. Keeping myself fit for service by working my recovery as a member of the program.

5. Striving to facilitate the sharing of experience, strength, and hope at all levels: meetings, Intergroups, Regional committees, service boards, and World Services.

6. Accepting the different forms of service and allowing those around me to each function according to their own abilities.

7. Remaining willing to forgive myself and others for not performing perfectly.

8. Being willing to surrender the position in which I serve in the interest of unity. To provide the opportunity for others to serve and to avoid problems of money, property, and prestige. I always need to be vigilant and avoid losing sight of my own recovery, by trying to rescue, control, doing for others, what they need to do for themselves or being the victim etc. avoid losing my own recovery through the use of service to act out my old behavior, especially in taking care of others, controlling, rescuing, being a victim, etc.

9. Remembering we all mere trusted servants and do not govern!

 

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