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:
that the true power of our program rests in the membership of
the meetings and is expressed through our Higher Power and through
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.
principles before personalities.
myself fit for service by working my recovery as a member of the
to facilitate the sharing of experience, strength, and hope at
all levels: meetings, Intergroups, Regional committees, service
boards, and World Services.
the different forms of service and allowing those around me to
each function according to their own abilities.
willing to forgive myself and others for not performing perfectly.
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,
we all mere trusted servants and do not govern!