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Step Six Re-examined

The more he practiced the Step, the greater the rewards

This has been the greatest challenge I have had to face. Self-centered fear combined with resentment and anger shape a formidable triangle of self-obsession. The character defects I have are manifestations of this obsessiveness. One of my personal favorites is self-loathing.

I prefer this to self-pity as it satisfies a need for machismo and martyrdom. In order to pick up the tools of spirituality, I have to put down the weapons of self. This is a difficult and ongoing task for me. I choose the action I am learning as a new path of light. I committed to not drink or use drugs no matter what.

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