What If

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At a recent OA business meeting, our discussion revolved around member retention: how can we keep newcomers and other members coming back? After the meeting, a person near me said, “What if . . . what if everyone here took on one more sponsee?” What if? What if? This churned in my mind for over a week as I thought of my beloved Overeaters Anonymous. How could I, how could we, best help the still suffering compulsive eater? What if: each of us recommitted to obtaining and maintaining abstinence? each sponsor took on just one more sponsee? everyone who could

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