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June 2011: Dear Grapevine

"I try to share that the meeting might save a life."

Message or mess?

Do I carry the message or the mess? I don’t know. I like to think I carry the message. I hear a lot at meetings, at breaks—we have breaks at meetings in district 47 in Area 59, in PA. What I hear is people putting down other meetings in our district, that they don’t understand or don’t care for, or even never attend. I try to share that the meeting might save a life. But am I the messenger?

Today a young man came into my Thursday meeting a little late. I always sit in the same seat, and my sponsees sit with me. One of them was not... Login to read more
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