Daily Thought 02.10.19

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 02.10.19
Date: February 10th 2019

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

February 10, 2019

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A Trivial Reason
They had said that though I did raise a defense, it would one day give way
before some trivial reason for having a drink. Well, just that did happen and
more, for what I had learned of alcoholism did not occur to me at all. I knew
from that moment that I had an alcoholic mind. I saw that will power and
self-knowledge would not help in those strange mental blank spots.
- Alcoholics Anonymous, (More About Alcoholism), p. 42 

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

AA-related 'Alconym'
T H I N K  =  Thank Heavens, I Now Know.

A Member Shares:
I‘m your neighbor, sober alcoholic. I do know that it was a miracle I came to AA. But my best thinking once here said I could keep my old friends, and I could keep the unused booze from New Year's open house. WRONG! I had no intention of drinking. But by not changing playpens, playmates and thinking frugality in keeping the booze were okay, I relapsed. Now, good thinking, a great sponsor and home group got me straightened out and back in AA. And I've been here since. AA gave me the outline for a day sober, the thoughts and actions, and for sure, it's for a lifetime. I do it, you do it and we share. We show up, and share. And for that, I'm always grateful for HP/God and you. Many thanks always. God Bless all.

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peyton h

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