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Sharing on Paper

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When I came into OA in the mid-1970s, sponsors gave their sponsees assignments or topics to write about. They encouraged sponsees to read at meetings to help the newcomer open up and share in front of the group. Today if we write something—trace it, face it, and erase it—and our sponsors ask us to share it, why not submit it to Lifeline? I write to uncover my feelings and help myself, but the Tool of writing also helps our Fellowship. Many times what I write feels God-inspired because I feel like I am in a meditative or trance state while

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