Daily Thought 10.01.19

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 10.01.19
Date: October 1st 2019

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

October 1, 2019

Self-restraint
Nothing pays off like restraint of tongue and pen. We must
avoid quick-tempered criticism and furious, power-driven
argument. The same goes for sulking or silent scorn. These
are emotional booby traps baited with pride and vengefulness.
Our first job is to sidestep the traps. When we are tempted
by the bait, we should train ourselves to step back and think.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Ten) p. 91

Thought to Ponder
The Three "P's" -- Pause, Pray, Proceed.

AA-related 'Alconym'
P U T  =  Patience, Understanding, Tolerance.

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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