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Course to Consensus

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We may be a group of abstinent and recovering compulsive overeaters, but our individual defects seem to be quick to surface when important decisions need to be made, especially decisions that affect our group and meeting format. Thank goodness we have the Traditions to guide us. “Our common welfare should come first,” but Tradition One is hard to follow sometimes when I know what is best for my group, when I want something to change or stay a certain way, or when I come back from an intergroup meeting inspired by a great new idea and want to implement it immediately.

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