Daily Thought 02.03.19

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 02.03.19
Date: February 3rd 2019

AA Thought for the Day
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February 3, 2019

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Spiritual Awakening
What often takes place in a few months could seldom have been accomplished
by years of self-discipline. With few exceptions our members find that
they have tapped an unsuspected inner resource which they presently identify
with their own conception of a Power greater than themselves.
 
- Alcoholics Anonymous, (Spiritual Experience, Appendix II,) p. 567 

Thought to Ponder
Change is the heartbeat of growth.
 

AA-related 'Alconym'
A A  =  Alcoholic's Answer.
 

A Member Shares:
My name is Tom and I'm an alcoholic. I still tend to separate the spiritual experience from the spiritual awakening. As most here know, my getting to AA was, at least for me, a spiritual experience. But that spiritual awakening was still 12 steps away. As I worked those steps my values changed, my relationships with others changed, and my concept of a higher power also changed. In fact, life changed, and as life changed, this became my reality. "I get everything I need in Alcoholics Anonymous—and everything I need I get. And when I get what I need, I invariably find that it was just what I wanted all the time." from page 553. Thank you for being here for me.

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peyton h
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