AA Thought for the Day
September 6, 2019
A New Foundation
By now the newcomer has probably arrived at the following conclusions:
that his character defects, representing instincts gone astray, have been
the primary cause of his drinking and his failure at life; that unless he is
now willing to work hard at the elimination of the worst of these defects,
both sobriety and peace of mind will still elude him; that all the faulty
foundation of his life will have to be torn out and built anew on bedrock.
- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Four) p. 50
Thought to Ponder
If I want God to remove my character defects, I'll have to stop doing them.
A A = Altered Attitudes.
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