Daily Thought 09.24.18

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 09.24.18
Date: September 24th 2018

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

September 24, 2018

Self-Justification
For most of us, self-justification was the maker of excuses; excuses, of course,
for drinking, and for all kinds of crazy and damaging conduct. We had made the
invention of alibis a fine art. We had to drink because times were hard or times
were good. We had to drink because at home we were smothered with love or
got none at all . . . . . . And so it went, ad infinitum.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, pp. 46 - 47
 

Thought to Ponder
The first step in overcoming mistakes is to admit them.

 

AA-related 'Alconym'
J A D E  =  Justify, Argue, Defend, or Explain.

 

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