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A Week in the Life of Lisa

The call to service unites a group of AA women around one troubled soul

The phone rang as I finished my morning prayers, which always including "let me be of some service today.” A former sponsee, now living out of state, was calling to see if I was available to help someone, named Lisa, who was reaching out through "Friends of Bill W." God always gives me what I need; my prayer was being answered already. Little did I know that by agreeing to help this young woman, I was being launched into a mighty circle of like-minded women who would all agree to "love this young woman until she could love herself.”


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