Daily Thought 03.11.18

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 03.11.18
Date: March 11th 2018

AA Thought for the Day
(courtesy AA-Alive.net)

March 11, 2018

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Serenity
In all times of emotional disturbance or indecision, we can pause,
ask for quiet, and in the stillness simply say: “God grant me the serenity to
accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and
wisdom to know the difference. Thy will, not mine, be done.”
 
- Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, pp. 40 - 41

Thought to Ponder
Serenity isn't freedom from the storm; it is peace within the storm.

AA-related 'Alconym'
K I S S  =  Keep It Serenely Simple.

 

A Member Shares:
I'm Lisa and I'm an alcoholic. Boy, am I grateful for the serenity prayer. It has saved me from myself many, many times, and saved you from me - lol. When I first started reciting it, I wasn't yet able to take it to heart. I would repeat it over and over when I was facing a tough situation or what I perceived to be a difficult person. Yet, over time, it has become a comforting blanket. Just saying the word serenity in my head begins a new thought process. For, when I am calm, I am at my best. When I listen to what you say, I hear you. I don't even have to use it as much anymore - a miracle! I seem to have brought it into that little church of my heart where I can go and find peace - in almost an instant. Thanks for being here and for helping me stay sober today.

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