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September 16

“Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.”

Sex Addicts Anonymous, page 95

When I am willing to break away from all the items I identify as a part of myself—my job or profession, my wardrobe, the car I drive, my status in the community, my need to be right—I can stand in solitude with my Higher Power in absolute surrender. In this state I experience an honesty that is pure.

To be a worker among workers or to have compassion for my fellow suffering addicts brings a feeling of connectedness and completeness. One anonymous being united with others. The fulfillment that I crave is satisfied with this surrender. I experience a new sense of what is important and find my heart filled with gratitude.

Today, I can let go of ego based validations and experience the unity of the fellowship if I am willing to let go.