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Responsible Acceptance

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At first, the Traditions had little meaning to me. At the place and time I attended meetings, the Traditions were not emphasized, so I pretty much ignored them. Oh, sure, I finally saw that the Traditions kept groups functioning, but they still didn’t mean much to me personally. My responsibility seemed to be the Steps. When I started to wake up to the Seventh Tradition’s spiritual Principle, “responsibility,” it meant putting money in the basket. As a light gradually dawned, I slowly realized that the group needed more than money. So now it also meant giving service. Surprise, surprise! Eventually the

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