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Meetings are Multipliers

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My first few OA meetings were like stepping into another world. The meetings I attended began with members reading the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. At first, this made no sense to me. I spent my first meeting scanning the crowd while someone read the Steps. Funny, I had no idea someone was reading the keys to my recovery. By my fourth or fifth meeting, I was asked to read one of the handouts. It was a rite of passage. I was being offered a doable service position, though I didn’t yet know about the Tool of service. What I knew

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