Daily Thought 09.23.18

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 09.23.18
Date: September 23rd 2018

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

September 23, 2018

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Denial
Fred would not believe himself an alcoholic, much less accept a spiritual remedy
for his problem. We told him what we knew about alcoholism. He was interested
and conceded that he had some of the symptoms, but he was a long way from
admitting that he could do nothing about it himself.
 
- Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 39 - 40
 

Thought to Ponder
Don't believe everything you think.

 

AA-related 'Alconym'
Y E T  =  You're Eligible Too.

 

A Member Shares:
Pammy and I have alcoholism. Was really hard for me to grasp the fact i have this disease because at meetings I had seen people with lingering effects of alcoholism. Loss of limbs, burn victims from passing out with lit cigarettes. l shared how I wasn't like them. And there was this old timer who always sat behind me saying the word "Yet" every time I shared. It irritated the hell out of me so much that every time he said that, I wanted to choke his lips. But he was right. When I went back out if my hubby or my daughter hadn't come home, I would have been a lingering statistic. Divine intervention can only go so far if we keep hanging on to our arrogance that we are untouchable. Thank you.

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