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Lifeline, OA’s international magazine, serves as an indispensable “meeting-on-the-go.” Since 1962, when the first issue debuted as the OA Bulletin, Lifeline has offered encouragement and hope to thousands of readers. Tucked in a purse, a suitcoat pocket or a lunch bag, Lifeline accompanies members around the world, ready to provide inspiration and support when needed. Print and/or digital versions available. 

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After the Miracle

Before OA, food overfilled and expanded my body. Now food and exercise nourish my body. 

Before OA, food covered a hole in my heart. Now people fill my heart. 

Before OA, food filled my time. Now service, friends, and relaxation fill my time. 

Before OA, food covered a hole in my spirit. Now grace fills my spirit. 

Before OA, food covered my feelings. Now I feel my feelings. 

Before OA, food masked my low self-esteem. Now I believe I am worthy just because I was born. 

—Lifeline, November 2011