Daily Thought 01.26.21

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 01.26.21
Date: January 26th 2021

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

January 26, 2021

Alcoholic Mind
They had said that though I did raise a defense, it would one day
give way before some trivial reason for having a drink. Well, just
that did happen and more, for what I had learned of alcoholism
did not occur to me at all. I knew from that moment that I had
an alcoholic mind. I saw that will power and self-knowledge
would not help in those strange mental blank spots.

- Alcoholics Anonymous, (More About Alcoholism) p. 42

Thought to Ponder
The ultimate defense against the first drink is a spiritual one.

AA-related 'Alconym'
G I F T S  =   Getting It From The Steps.

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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