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Walking Through

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One of the better moves I made in early recovery was finding a sponsor. I was fortunate. After much trepidation, I found a sponsor who lived and practiced the Steps and made that the focus of our relationship. At that time, the program had food sponsors, Step sponsors, and spiritual sponsors, and over the years, I got help from people in all these areas. Now, after twenty-five years of being a sponsor myself, I approach sponsoring as “walking someone through the Steps,” which addresses all three aspects of recovery: physical, emotional, and spiritual. My approach has developed to be flexible

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