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The Still, Small Voice

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There is a voice that lives within me. It is calm and soothing and always steers me to the right course, even when my will wants to go the other way. This is the voice of my Higher Power, ever steady and always present. When I’m faced with a difficult decision, this is the voice that guides me. This is the voice that soothes my fears—the voice of inner wisdom. I know I can’t do this alone. Before I joined OA, the greatest length of time I could stay on a food plan was about two weeks. Then, the compulsion

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