Daily Thought 05.31.18

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 05.31.18
Date: May 31st 2018

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

May 31, 2018

Disturbances
But in A.A. we slowly learned that something had to be done about our vengeful resentments,
self-pity, and unwarranted pride. We had to see that every time we played the big shot, we
turned people against us. We had to see that when we harbored grudges and planned revenge
for such defeats, we were really beating ourselves with the club of anger we had intended to use
on others. We learned that if we were seriously disturbed, our first need was to quiet that
disturbance, regardless of who or what we thought caused it.
 
- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, p. 47

Thought to Ponder
Expectations are premeditated resentments.

AA-related 'Alconym'
F A I L U R E  =  Fearful, Arrogant, Insecure, Lonely, Uncertain, Resentful, Empty.

Thanks to all of you for sharing so generously of your experience, strength and hope in carrying the AA message.
Grateful to serve,
peyton h
dailythought@aa-alive.org

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