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The Value of OA

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From the earliest times of Twelve Step recovery, almost every effort to carry the message has included a financial cost. The need to cover these expenses inspired the development of the Seventh Tradition. We’re told that every group needs to be fully self-supporting, not only financially but also by sharing service positions to keep the meeting strong. We’re encouraged to speak up at business meetings to create an informed consensus and to insure the meeting formats are recovery focused and that they attract newcomers. We become familiar with OA’s service structure and learn that intergroups, which organize events and retreats,

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