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Life’s Terms

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Taking life on life’s terms is one of the most important ideas that OA has given me—it’s such a meaningful concept. My sponsors remind me it’s my job to fit into my Higher Power’s plan, not the other way around. Looking back, it’s clear to me now that early years of abstinence gave me lots of practice in accepting life as it is, changing what I can, and letting the rest go. Early in my program I received the suggestion to call in my food plan to another OA member. It seemed weird at first, but it was also a

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