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Sponsorship Lift

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Before I joined OA in July 1992, I had never heard of the Twelve Steps or the Twelve Traditions or other fellowships. I knew literally nothing about OA. But I walked into the rooms over twenty-seven years ago, and I stayed. I’ve stayed the entire time despite an imperfect abstinence, a brief relapse, and a difficult time finding the right sponsor. In fact, it took me until March 1998, when I met my seventh sponsor, to settle down. In many ways, we’re like mirror images of one another: we often experience things in an identical way and have something to share

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