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Dear One: I “DO”

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OA has been a blessing in my life since July 2016. Working through the Steps has given me a new perspective and a more intimate relationship with this Power greater than ourselves than I have ever had before. I have called my Higher Power many names throughout my life (though “HP” is not one of them). I’d been ranting and raving to that Higher Power for years about why I wasn’t being helped to deal with my weight. (Nothing new there for any OA members, I’m sure; my weight had nothing to do with how I was eating, right?) I’d

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