The Big Payoff

Anonymous was a compulsive thief and a cheat. During his Step Nine, his sponsor made sure he did one thing each day. His Step work was so thorough, that his sponsor told him he didn’t have to go back to Step Nine.

A Service Point of View

This OA member explains how service can be “an incredible learning experience” and ”a great gift,” even when giving service means working with others who have differing opinions about what is best for OA as a whole.

Stories From Others

Naomi expresses how valuable it is to her recovery to hear the recovery stories of other OA members.

You Might Like the Thrill

”I let it flow from my heart, and God is my cowriter,” says C.D. Indeed, writing is a powerful OA Tool.

Uplifting Thoughts With Lifeline

Cynthia explains how the different perspectives in Lifeline can broaden one’s recovery and offer opportunities to give service.

Lifeline Keeps My Attention on Recovery

For Crystal, Lifeline can fill in the blank spaces in her day that might otherwise be filled by eating. Lifeline can also be a good fit for an OA member with ADHD.

Priceless Peace

Anonymous was so afraid of financial insecurity that stealing was normal. But the Big Book promises came true for him before getting halfway through his Step Nine amends.

Skye’s No-Limit

When Anonymous asked God to help curb her impulse purchases, a homeless woman named Skye showed up and provided an opportunity to shop charitably and make a living amend