This is my third Unity Day, and I’ve been in OA three years. I attend at least two meetings a week, and Unity Day adds a good boost to my program. Weekly meetings can become routine, but there is something powerful about being in a larger group, knowing that OA members the world over are joining hands at the same time for the same purpose. Tradition One is right: “Personal recovery depends upon OA unity.” Nothing I ever tried before OA worked for me. No diet, no resolution, no new routine ever helped me get a handle on my life

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