Daily Thought 11.17.17

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 11.17.17
Date: November 17th 2017

AA Thought for the Day
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November 17, 2017

Insane Idea
But there was always the curious mental phenomenon that parallel
with our sound reasoning there inevitably ran some insanely trivial
excuse for taking the first drink. Our sound reasoning failed to hold
us in check. The insane idea won out. Next day we would ask ourselves,
in all earnestness and sincerity, how it could have happened.
 
- Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 37

Thought to Ponder
The ultimate defense against the first drink is a spiritual one.

AA-related 'Alconym'
A A  =  Absolute Abstinence.

 

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