Daily Thought 11.11.18

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 11.11.18
Date: November 11th 2018

AA Thought for the Day
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November 11, 2018

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Straighten out the Past
Under no condition do we criticize such a person or argue.
Simply we tell him that we will never get over drinking until
we have done our utmost to straighten out the past. We are
there to sweep off our side of the street, realizing that nothing
worth while can be accomplished until we do so, never trying to
tell him what he should do. His faults are not discussed.
We stick to our own.
 
- Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 77 - 78

Thought to Ponder
Don't mess up an amend with an excuse.

AA-related 'Alconym'
A G O  =  Another Growth Opportunity.

A Member Shares:
My name is Tom L & I'm an alcoholic. I tell ya what! After making an amends, spending the next 20 minutes explaining why it was their fault did not go over well! Please, learn *how* to make an amend before making amends. We all have heard the line about saying "I'm sorry," but that is only the tip of that iceberg. There are a lot of pitfalls to doing things wrong, and we tend to find most of them. A good sponsor has probably already made most of those mistakes and can keep us from doing the same. Thank you for being here for me.

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