Daily Thought 08.15.19

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 08.15.19
Date: August 15th 2019

AA Thought for the Day
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August 15, 2019

Resistance
Accepting my Higher Power did not fully change my attitude of
resistance. It just made yielding to instruction a more rational and
acceptable mode of behavior. For each step, I still had to go through
the process of recognizing that I had no control over my drinking.
I had to understand that the steps of Alcoholics Anonymous had
helped others and could help me. I had to realize that if I did want
sobriety, I had better do the steps whether I liked them or not. Every
time I ran into trouble, I ultimately found that I was resisting change.
 
- Alcoholics Anonymous, (A Late Start) p. 541

Thought to Ponder
Pain is the measure of our resistance to change.

AA-related 'Alconym'
A A  =  Attitude Adjustment.

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