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A member's story of starting a new group focused on the Eleventh Step
The result was a shared resolve to create our area's first Step Eleven study meeting.
Two years ago an informal group of AAs gathered weekly for three months at the local library to read and study a book delineating practices similar to both Buddhism and the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. By book's end all of us felt charged to take action through service as recommended by both traditions. The result was a shared resolve to create our area's first Step Eleven study meeting.
Filled with purpose and never having been part of a formal religion, I approached our organizational meeting with firm ideas about the format, group name, day, time and location where and...