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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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Mornings Are Miracles

I am taking a mental health day just to sit back and rest, to feel my life and God’s presence in it. I have been in OA eleven years, yet I am writing Lifeline for the first time. Why? I was waiting until I worked a perfect program. Today I have a sponsor who tells me to stop holding m Read more...

Hot Pen

Writing has been a very effective Tool for me through my six years in OA. My sponsor introduced the “hot pen” to me saying, “Set your pen to paper, and before you know it, the thoughts and feelings bottled up inside will flow out, and new freedom will come.” Since then, s Read more...

With Humility

Toward the end of June last year, I came through the OA doors with some skepticism and resistance, but it melted as I started working the Steps. I identi ed early on with the words “Welcome to Overeaters Anonymous. Welcome home.” I’m currently working on Step Sev Read more...