Daily Thought 08.20.18

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 08.20.18
Date: August 20th 2018

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

August 20, 2018

Avoidance and Excuses
We also clutch at another wonderful excuse for avoiding an inventory.
Our present anxieties and troubles, we cry, are caused by the behavior
of other people—people who really need a moral inventory. We firmly
believe that if only they'd treat us better, we'd be all right. Therefore we
think our indignation is justified and reasonable—that our resentments
are the “right kind.” We aren't the guilty ones. They are!

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, pp. 45 - 46

Thought to Ponder
Delay is the deadliest form of denial.

AA-related 'Alconym'
D E N I A L  =  Don't Even Notice It's A Lie.

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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