Daily Thought 10.23.20

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 10.23.20
Date: October 23rd 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Utter Defeat
No other kind of bankruptcy is like this one. Alcohol, now become the
rapacious creditor, bleeds us of all self-sufficiency and all will to resist
its demands. Once this stark fact is accepted, our bankruptcy as going
human concerns is complete. But upon entering AA we soon take quite
another view of this absolute humiliation. We perceive that only through
utter defeat are we able to take our first steps toward liberation and strength.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step One) p. 21

Thought to Ponder
Avoidance is not the key, surrender opens the door.

AA-related 'Alconym'
S T E P S  =   Solutions Through Each Powerful Step.

Thanks to all of you for sharing so generously of your experience, strength and hope in carrying the AA message.
Grateful to serve,
peyton

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