The sixth chapter of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous is titled Into Action. There is no chapter entitled Into Thought or Into Feeling.
Buddhism and Service Being of service is talked about a lot in twelve-step recovery and Buddhism alike. In my Buddhist studies, I have practiced Metta meditation, which is working on healing others. I try to think daily what I can do to better the day of other people. I work to take care of others [...]
When I took the fourth and fifth step with my sponsor, I felt relieved almost immediately. Compiling a list of my character defects, I felt completely willing to have them removed by my Higher Power. I prayed that they be removed, as to increase my effectiveness to others. After a year went by, I realized [...]