AA Thought for the Day
June 2, 2018
Until now, our lives have been largely devoted to running from pain and problems.
We fled from them as from a plague. We never wanted to deal with the fact of suffering.
Escape via the bottle was always our solution. Character-building through suffering might
be all right for saints, but it certainly didn't appeal to us. Then, in A.A., we looked and listened.
Everywhere we saw failure and misery transformed by humility into priceless assets.
- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, pp. 74 - 75
Thought to Ponder
Through adversity, we find strength.
F E A R = Face Everything And Recover.
Thanks to all of you for sharing so generously of your experience, strength and hope in carrying the AA message.
Grateful to serve,
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