Daily Thought 12.23.18

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 12.23.18
Date: December 23rd 2018

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

December 23, 2018

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If we are painstaking about this phase of our development,
we will be amazed before we are half way through.
We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness.
We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.
We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace.
- Alcoholics Anonymous, "Into Action," pp. 83 - 84

Thought to Ponder
AA is not something we join; it's a way of life.

AA-related 'Alconym'
H J F  =  Happy, Joyous, Free.

A Member Shares:
Hi, Anne-Marie alcoholic. I went to a funeral for a very special lady this morning. She was 81 years old. I knew there were going to be alot of people I had not seen for years. I wasn't very good at keeping in touch in my drinking days. It worried me for a couple of minutes beforehand how to approach them, but then I realized today was not about me at all. Today I could just look them straight in the eye and ask them how they were doing. And actually listen to their answer! We prayed in church, out loud, and afterwards I was able to do just that. I felt so happy with God's guidance and everything to program has taught me. It was a wonderful farewell, we all left with very warm memories of this dear lady! Thank you.

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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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