Daily Thought 01.29.20

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 01.29.20
Date: January 29th 2020

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

January 29, 2020

Soul Sickness
Alcoholics especially should be able to see that instinct run wild in themselves
is the underlying cause of their destructive drinking. We have drunk to drown
feelings of fear, frustration, and depression. We have drunk to escape the guilt
of passions, and then have drunk again to make more passions possible. We
have drunk for vainglory—that we might the more enjoy foolish dreams of pomp
and power. This perverse soul-sickness is not pleasant to look upon.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Four) p. 44

Thought to Ponder
Ego trip: a journey to nowhere.

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

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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