Daily Thought 07.09.18

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 07.09.18
Date: July 9th 2018

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

July 9, 2018

Our eyes begin to open to the immense values which have come straight out of painful
ego-puncturing. 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
Humility is not thinking less of myself, but thinking of myself less.

AA-related 'Alconym'
C H A N G E D  =  Choosing Humility Allows New Growth Each Day.

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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