Daily Thought 06.10.18

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 06.10.18
Date: June 10th 2018

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

June 10, 2018

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We went back through our lives.
Nothing counted but thoroughness and honesty.
When we were finished we considered it carefully.
- Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 65

Thought to Ponder
Willingness, honesty and open-mindedness are the essentials of recovery.

AA-related 'Alconym'
C H A N G E  =  Choosing Honesty Allows New Growth Everyday.


A Member Shares:
Hi everyone. Craig, another alcoholic. Step one reminds me I'm powerless. Meaning over people, places and things. The AA Big Book says some have emotional and mental disorders. It also says that many do recover if they have the capacity to be honest. I will be honest, I'm mentally ill. I have been for many years now. But with a sponsor, the program and you all, I'm a recovered alcoholic today. A happy one too at that. Honesty. I finally got honest a couple years ago and worked the steps honestly for a change and something happened. I had a sincere spiritual awakening as the the Big Book describes that is needed for recovery. I'm approaching 2 years in July of continuous sobriety. Thanks to AA, my sponsor and you all. Thanks everyone, God Bless.

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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

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