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Re: Direction

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Many new members struggle with ideas and actions suggested by OA that seem to be strange, not realizing they are already living these ideas. For example, we are taught “abstinence is the most important thing in my life without exception.” How can anything be so important? For me, before OA, food was the most important thing in my life without exception. I resented being in any situation if I could not eat enough. I passed up several once-in-a-lifetime tours so I could eat. My gastronomical cravings came before everything else. Today, I make abstinence first instead of food. Some of us

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