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I am contemplating the last workbook question of the Twelfth Step: “What is the message I am living?” (The Twelve Step Workbook of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition, p. 107). My mind ventures back several months, when a spark inside my soul led me to put these Twelve Steps to the test. Would the promises of the Step Principles really materialize for me? Hope emerged as I read about being “no longer afraid of food because it no longer controls us” (The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition, p. 82). The assertion that I’d no longer need

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