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Daily Thought 02.21.18

February 21st 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 21, 2018 A Psychic Change On the other hand—and strange as this may seem to those who do not understand—once a psychic change has occurred, the very same person who seemed doomed, who had so many problems he despaired of ever solving them, suddenly finds himself easily able to control his desire for alcohol, the only effort necessary being that required to follow a few simple rules. - Alcoholics Anonymous, ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.20.18

February 20th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 20, 2018 Amends Now we go out to our fellows and repair the damage done in the past. We attempt to sweep away the debris which has accumulated out of our effort to live on self-will and run the show ourselves. If we haven’t the will to do this, we ask until it comes. Remember it was agreed at the beginning we would go to any lengths for victory over alcohol. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 76 Thought to Ponder ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.19.18

February 19th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 19, 2018 We Asked Without help it is too much for us. But there is One who has all power—that One is God. May you find Him now! Half measures availed us nothing. We stood at the turning point. We asked His protection and care with complete abandon. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 59 Thought to Ponder When we surrender to our Higher Power, the journey begins. AA-related 'Alconym' G O D = Gift Of Desperation. ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.18.18

February 18th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 18, 2018 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Faith In God We finally saw that faith in some kind of God was a part of our make-up, just as much as the feeling we have for a friend. Sometimes we had to search fearlessly, but He was there. He was as much a fact as we were. We found the Great Reality deep down within us. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 55 Thought to Ponder I saw, I felt, I believed. AA-related 'Alcony ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.17.18

February 17th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 17, 2018 There is a Solution There is a solution. Almost none of us liked the self-searching, the leveling of our pride, the confession of shortcomings which the process requires for its successful consummation. But we saw that it really worked in others, and we had come to believe in the hopelessness and futility of life as we had been living it. When, therefore, we were approached by those in whom the pro ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.16.18

February 16th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 16, 2018 Sensitive People A man may criticize or laugh at himself and it will affect others favorably, but criticism or ridicule coming from another often produces the contrary effect. Members of a family should watch such matters carefully, for one careless, inconsiderate remark has been known to raise the very devil. We alcoholics are sensitive people. It takes some of us a long time to outgrow that serio ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.15.18

February 15th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 15, 2018 Utter Inability Many of us felt that we had plenty of character. There was a tremendous urge to cease forever. Yet we found it impossible. This is the baffling feature of alcoholism as we know it—this utter inability to leave it alone, no matter how great the necessity or the wish. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 34 Thought to Ponder Alcohol — cunning, baffling, powerful! AA-related 'Alconym' W ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.14.18

February 14th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 14, 2018 The Tyrant The tyrant alcohol wielded a double-edged sword over us: first we were smitten by an insane urge that condemned us to go on drinking, and then by an allergy of the body that insured we would ultimately destroy ourselves in the process. Few indeed were those who, so assailed, had ever won through in singlehanded combat. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 22 Thought to Ponder ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.13.18

February 13th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 13, 2018 Obsession, Illusion, Delusion The idea that somehow, someday he will control and enjoy his drinking is the great obsession of every abnormal drinker. The persistence of this illusion is astonishing. Many pursue it into the gates of insanity or death. We learned that we had to fully concede to our innermost selves that we were alcoholics. This is the first step in recovery. The delusion that we are ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.12.18

February 12th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 12, 2018 Two Alternatives If you are as seriously alcoholic as we were, we believe there is no middle-of-the-road solution. We were in a position where life was becoming impossible, and if we had passed into the region from which there is no return through human aid, we had but two alternatives: One was to go on to the bitter end, blotting out the consciousness of our intolerable situation as best we could; ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.11.18

February 11th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 11, 2018 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ How We Recovered Further on, clear-cut directions are given showing how we recovered. These are followed by forty-two personal experiences. . . Our hope is that many alcoholic men and women, desperately in need, will see these pages, and we believe that it is only by fully disclosing ourselves and our problems that they will be persuaded to say, “Yes, I am one of them too; ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.10.18

February 10th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 10, 2018 Helping Others Your candidate may give reasons why he need not follow all of the program. He may rebel at the thought of a drastic housecleaning which requires discussion with other people. Do not contradict such views. Tell him you once felt as he does, but you doubt whether you would have made much progress had you not taken action. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 94 Thought to Ponder Trust God ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.09.18

February 9th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 9, 2018 Loneliness The less people tolerated us, the more we withdrew from society, from life itself. As we became subjects of King Alcohol, shivering denizens of his mad realm, the chilling vapor that is loneliness settled down. It thickened, ever becoming blacker. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 151 Thought to Ponder Alcoholic drinking's three stages: impulsive, compulsive, repulsive. AA-related 'Alconym' ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.08.18

February 8th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 8, 2018 A Solution But we saw that it really worked in others, and we had come to believe in the hopelessness and futility of life as we had been living it. When, therefore, we were approached by those in whom the problem had been solved, there was nothing left for us but to pick up the simple kit of spiritual tools laid at our feet. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 25 Thought to Ponder The solution is simple ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.07.18

February 7th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 7, 2018 Recovery Begins In spite of the great increase in the size and the span of this Fellowship, at its core it remains simple and personal. Each day, somewhere in the world, recovery begins when one alcoholic talks with another alcoholic, sharing experience, strength, and hope. - Alcoholics Anonymous, Foreword to Third Edition, p. xxii Thought to Ponder Every recovery from alcoholism began with one sob ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.06.18

February 6th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 6, 2018 Stability When we developed still more, we discovered the best possible source of emotional stability to be God Himself. We found that dependence upon His perfect justice, forgiveness, and love was healthy, and that it would work where nothing else would. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 116 Thought to Ponder No God, no peace — know God, know peace. AA-related 'Alconym' F A I T H = For A ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.05.18

February 5th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 5, 2018 Malady It was then discovered that when one alcoholic had planted in the mind of another the true nature of his malady, that person could never be the same again. Following every spree, he would say to himself, "Maybe those A.A.'s were right . . ." - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 23 Thought to Ponder The gritty pain of alcoholism is the traction of recovery. AA-related 'Alconym' ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.04.18

February 4th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 4, 2018 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Sponsor The unique ability of each A.A. to identify himself with, and bring recovery to, the newcomer in no way depends upon his learning, eloquence, or on any special individual skills. The only thing that matters is that he is an alcoholic who has found a key to sobriety. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, pp. 150 - 151 Thought to Ponder A recovering alcoholic w ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.03.18

February 3rd 2018

AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 3, 2018 Change We thought "conditions" drove us to drink, and when we tried to correct these conditions and found that we couldn't to our entire satisfaction, our drinking went out of hand and we became alcoholics. It never occurred to us that we needed to change ourselves to meet conditions, whatever they were. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 47 Thought to Ponder If you want to change who you are, c ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.02.18

February 2nd 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 2, 2018 Promises We will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us. We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves. Are these extravagant promises? We think not. They are being fulfilled among us—sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. They will always materialize if we work for them. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 84 Thought to Ponder Reliance on G ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 02.01.18

February 1st 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) February 1, 2018 Inventory Putting out of our minds the wrongs others had done, we resolutely looked for our own mistakes. Where had we been selfish, dishonest, self-seeking and frightened? Though a situation had not been entirely our fault, we tried to disregard the other person involved entirely. Where were we to blame? The inventory was ours, not the other man’s. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 67 Thought to Ponde ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.31.18

January 31st 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 31, 2018 Choice When we became alcoholics, crushed by a self-imposed crisis we could not postpone or evade, we had to fearlessly face the proposition that either God is everything or else He is nothing. God either is, or He isn’t. What was our choice to be? - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 53 Thought to Ponder God seldom becomes a reality until God becomes a necessity. AA-related 'Alconym' G I F T = God Is ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.30.18

January 30th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 30, 2018 Every Imaginable Remedy We have tried every imaginable remedy. In some instances there has been brief recovery, followed always by a still worse relapse. Physicians who are familiar with alcoholism agree there is no such thing as making a normal drinker out of an alcoholic. Science may one day accomplish this, but it hasn’t done so yet. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 31 Thought to Ponder When we try to co ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.29.18

January 29th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 29, 2018 Humility It was only by repeated humiliations that we were forced to learn something about humility. It was only at the end of a long road, marked by successive defeats and humiliations, and the final crushing of our self-sufficiency, that we began to feel humility as something more than a condition of groveling despair. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 72 Thought to Ponder Humility is ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.28.18

January 28th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 28, 2018 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Faith Without Works Faith without works was dead, he said. And how appallingly true for the alcoholic! For if an alcoholic failed to perfect and enlarge his spiritual life through work and self-sacrifice for others, he could not survive the certain trials and low spots ahead. If he did not work, he would surely drink again, and if he drank, he would surely die. - Alcoh ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.27.18

January 27th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 27, 2018 Inner Resource What often takes place in a few months could seldom have been accomplished by years of self-discipline. With few exceptions our members find that they have tapped an unsuspected inner resource which they presently identify with their own conception of a Power greater than themselves. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 567 - 568 Thought to Ponder Trust God. Clean house. Help others. AA-r ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.26.18

January 26th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 26, 2018 Three Pertinent Ideas Our description of the alcoholic, the chapter to the agnostic, and our personal adventures before and after make clear three pertinent ideas: (a) That we were alcoholic and could not manage our own lives. (b) That probably no human power could have relieved our alcoholism. (c) That God could and would if He were sought. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 60 Thought to Ponder I can't, God ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.25.18

January 25th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 25, 2018 Self-appraisal In actual practice, we usually find a solitary self-appraisal insufficient. Many of us thought it necessary to go much further. We will be more reconciled to discussing ourselves with another person when we see good reasons why we should do so. The best reason first: If we skip this vital step, we may not overcome drinking. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 72 Thought to Ponder I cann ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.24.18

January 24th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 24, 2018 Step Twelve Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. "If the day comes that I do drink again, it will not be because I had no alternative. It will be because I had an alternative, provided by a loving God, but was unwilling to use it." - AA Grapevine, October 1994, & ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.23.18

January 23rd 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 23, 2018 The First Milestone When we have finally admitted without reservation that we are powerless over alcohol, we are apt to breathe a great sigh of relief, saying, “Well, thank God that's over! I'll never have to go through that again!” Then we learn, often to our consternation, that this is only the first milestone on the new road we are walking. - Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, p. 73 Thought to ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.22.18

January 22nd 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 22, 2018 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. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 42 Thought to Ponder The ultimate defense against the first drink is a spiritu ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.21.18

January 21st 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 21, 2018 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ This Solution But the ex-problem drinker who has found this solution, who is properly armed with facts about himself, can generally win the entire confidence of another alcoholic in a few hours. Until such an understanding is reached, little or nothing can be accomplished. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 18 Thought to Ponder Together we can do what we could never do alone. ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.20.18

January 20th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 20, 2018 Laughter So we think cheerfulness and laughter make for usefulness. Outsiders are sometimes shocked when we bust into merriment over a seemingly tragic experience out of the past. But why shouldn’t we laugh? We have recovered, and have been given the power to help others. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 132 Thought to Ponder Laughter is the sound of recovery. AA-related 'Alconym' H J F = Happy, J ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.19.18

January 19th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 19, 2018 Consciousness Leaving aside the drink question, they tell why living was so unsatisfactory. They show how the change came over them. When many hundreds of people are able to say that the consciousness of the Presence of God is today the most important fact of their lives, they present a powerful reason why one should have faith. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 51 Thought to Ponder Hope leads to fa ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.18.18

January 18th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 18, 2018 Blind For a brief moment, I had needed and wanted God. There had been a humble willingness to have Him with me—and He came. But soon the sense of His presence had been blotted out by worldly clamors, mostly those within myself. And so it had been ever since. How blind I had been. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 12 - 13 Thought to Ponder Today, my brain has cleared with the grace of clarity. AA-rela ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.17.18

January 17th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 17, 2018 No Reservation We have seen the truth demonstrated again and again: "Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic." Commencing to drink after a period of sobriety, we are in a short time as bad as ever. If we are planning to stop drinking, there must be no reservation of any kind, nor any lurking notion that someday we will be immune to alcohol. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 33 Thought to Ponder ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.16.18

January 16th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 16, 2018 Possible Existence As soon as we admitted the possible existence of a Creative Intelligence, a Spirit of the Universe underlying the totality of things, we began to be possessed of a new sense of power and direction, provided we took other simple steps. We found that God does not make too hard terms with those who seek Him. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 46 Thought to Ponder God seldom becomes a ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.15.18

January 15th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 15, 2018 Miraculous The central fact of our lives today is the absolute certainty that our Creator has entered into our hearts and lives in a way which is indeed miraculous. He has commenced to accomplish those things for us which we could never do by ourselves. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 25 Thought to Ponder Don't give up before the miracle happens. AA-related 'Alconym' B I G B O O K = Believing In God Be ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.14.18

January 14th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 14, 2018 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Willingness Once we have placed the key of willingness in the lock and have the door ever so slightly open, we find that we can always open it some more. Though self-will may slam it shut again, as it frequently does, it will always respond the moment we again pick up the key of willingness. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 35 Thought to Ponder Take a walk w ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.13.18

January 13th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 13, 2018 Absolutely Unable But the actual or potential alcoholic, with hardly an exception, will be absolutely unable to stop drinking on the basis of self-knowledge. This is a point we wish to emphasize and re-emphasize, to smash home upon our alcoholic readers as it has been revealed to us out of bitter experience. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 39 Thought to Ponder Pride in my intelligence blinded me to h ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.12.18

January 12th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 12, 2018 Helpful We avoid retaliation or argument. We wouldn’t treat sick people that way. If we do, we destroy our chance of being helpful. We cannot be helpful to all people, but at least God will show us how to take a kindly and tolerant view of each and every one. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 67 Thought to Ponder Today I pray over the things that I used to drink over. AA-related 'Alconym' P U T ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.11.18

January 11th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 11, 2018 Not Cured It is easy to let up on the spiritual program of action and rest on our laurels. We are headed for trouble if we do, for alcohol is a subtle foe. We are not cured of alcoholism. What we really have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual condition. Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of God’s will into all of our activities. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.10.18

January 10th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 10, 2018 Happy, Joyous, and Free We are sure God wants us to be happy, joyous, and free. We cannot subscribe to the belief that this life is a vale of tears, though it once was just that for many of us. But it is clear that we made our own misery. God didn't do it. Avoid then, the deliberate manufacture of misery, but if trouble comes, cheerfully capitalize it as an opportunity to demonstrate His omnipotence. ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.09.18

January 9th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 9, 2018 The Solution The tremendous fact for every one of us is that we have discovered a common solution. We have a way out on which we can absolutely agree, and upon which we can join in brotherly and harmonious action. This is the great news this book carries to those who suffer from alcoholism. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 17 Thought to Ponder The solution is simple. The solution is spiritual. AA-rela ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.08.18

January 8th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 8, 2018 Experience PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE shows that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics. It works when other activities fail. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 89 Thought to Ponder "Service made me feel useful. Twelfth Step work taught me to accept my past." AA-related 'Alconym' G I F T S = Getting It From The Steps. Thanks to all of you for shar ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.07.18

January 7th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 7, 2018 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Promises We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves. Are these extravagant promises? We think not. They are being fulfilled among us—sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. They will always materialize if we work for them. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 84 Thought to Ponder Sobriety is not a destination, but an everlasting journey. AA-re ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.06.18

January 6th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 6, 2018 Dear Reader, I am sorry for the lateness of your Daily Thought today. Apparently there was a small glitch and it did not send out at the time it was suppose to. An Open Mind Most emphatically we wish to say that any alcoholic capable of honestly facing his problems in the light of our experience can recover, provided he does not close his mind to all spiritual concepts. He can only be defeated by ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.05.18

January 5th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 5, 2018 Our Work This dream world has been replaced by a great sense of purpose, accompanied by a growing consciousness of the power of God in our lives. We have come to believe He would like us to keep our heads in the clouds with Him, but that our feet ought to be firmly planted on earth. That is where our fellow travelers are, and that is where our work must be done. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 130 Tho ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.04.18

January 4th 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 4, 2018 Recovered He accepted the plan outlined in this book. One year later he called to see me, and I experienced a very strange sensation. I knew the man by name, and partly recognized his features, but there all resemblance ended. From a trembling, despairing, nervous wreck, had emerged a man brimming over with self-reliance and contentment. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. xxxi Thought to Ponder It's n ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.03.18

January 3rd 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 3, 2018 Paradox Such is the paradox of AA regeneration: strength arising out of complete defeat and weakness, the loss of one's old life as a condition for finding a new one. But we of AA do not have to understand this paradox, we have only to be grateful for it. - Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age, p. 46 Thought to Ponder I have learned how a heart full of gratitude feels. AA-related 'Alconym' T H I N ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought Message 01.02.18

January 2nd 2018

AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 2, 2018 Lost Faith "The here and now was good enough for us. The will to win would carry us through. But then alcohol began to have its way with us. Finally, when all our score cards read 'zero,' and we saw that one more strike would put us out of the game forever, we had to look for our lost faith. It was in A.A, that we rediscovered it. And so can you.” - 12 Steps & 12 Traditions, p. 29 Thought to Ponder Fai ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.01.18

January 1st 2018

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) January 1, 2018 An Answer Upon therapy for the alcoholic himself, we surely have no monopoly. Yet it is our great hope that all those who have as yet found no answer may begin to find one in the pages of this book and will presently join us on the high road to a new freedom. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. xxi Thought to Ponder Joy is in knowing there is an answer. AA-related 'Alconym' A A = Answer Available. Thank ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.31.17

December 31st 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 31, 2017 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Action We alcoholics are undisciplined. So we let God discipline us in the simple way we have just outlined. But this is not all. There is action and more action. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 88 Thought to Ponder The Three A's .. Awareness, Acceptance, Action. AA-related 'Alconym' A C T I O N = Any Change To Improve Our Nature. A Member Shares: Chris Alcoholic. I ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.30.17

December 30th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 30, 2017 Uniquely Useful Ministers and doctors are competent and you can learn much from them if you wish, but it happens that because of your own drinking experience you can be uniquely useful to other alcoholics. So cooperate; never criticize. To be helpful is our only aim. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 89 Thought to Ponder "Service made me feel useful. Twelfth Step work taught me to accept my past.&qu ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.29.17

December 29th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 29, 2017 Lost Faith "The here and now was good enough for us. The will to win would carry us through. But then alcohol began to have its way with us. Finally, when all our score cards read 'zero,' and we saw that one more strike would put us out of the game forever, we had to look for our lost faith. It was in A.A, that we rediscovered it. And so can you.” - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 29 Th ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought Message

December 28th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 28, 2017 Humility To those who have made progress in A.A., it amounts to a clear recognition of what and who we really are, followed by a sincere attempt to become what we could be. Therefore, our first practical move toward humility must consist of recognizing our deficiencies. No defect can be corrected unless we clearly see what it is. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 58 Thought to Ponder ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.27.17

December 27th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 27, 2017 Excuses Some drinkers have excuses with which they are satisfied part of the time. But in their hearts they really do not know why they do it. Once this malady has a real hold, they are a baffled lot. There is the obsession that somehow, someday, they will beat the game. But they often suspect they are down for the count. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 23 Thought to Ponder Alcohol — cunning, baffling, ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.26.17

December 26th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 26, 2017 Abnormal Condition Cessation of drinking is but the first step away from a highly strained, abnormal condition. A doctor said to us, “Years of living with an alcoholic is almost sure to make any wife or child neurotic. The entire family is, to some extent, ill.” Let families realize, as they start their journey, that all will not be fair weather. Each in his turn may be footsore and may straggle. ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.25.17

December 25th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 25, 2017 Good Will Most of us feel we need look no further for Utopia. We have it with us right here and now. Each day my friend’s simple talk in our kitchen multiplies itself in a widening circle of peace on earth and good will to men. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 16 Thought to Ponder Sobriety is not a destination, but an everlasting journey. AA-related 'Alconym' A A = Answer Available. Thanks to all o ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.24.17

December 24th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 24, 2017 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Our Review When we retire at night, we constructively review our day. Were we resentful, selfish, dishonest or afraid? Do we owe an apology? . . . . What could we have done better? . . . After making our review we ask God’s forgiveness and inquire what corrective measures should be taken. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 86 Thought to Ponder I want the gift of an untroubled m ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.23.17

December 23rd 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 23, 2017 Our Plans On awakening let us think about the twenty-four hours ahead. We consider our plans for the day. Before we begin, we ask God to direct our thinking, especially asking that it be divorced from self-pity, dishonest or self-seeking motives. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 86 Thought to Ponder Life is fragile, handle with prayer. AA-related 'Alconym' P R A Y E R = Praying Regularly Allows Your Ev ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.22.17

December 22nd 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 22, 2017 Emotional Stability When we developed still more, we discovered the best possible source of emotional stability to be God Himself. We found that dependence upon His perfect justice, forgiveness, and love was healthy, and that it would work where nothing else would. If we really depended upon God, we couldn’t very well play God to our fellows nor would we feel the urge wholly to rely on human protec ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.21.17

December 21st 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 21, 2017 Spiritual Progress Do not be discouraged. No one among us has been able to maintain anything like perfect adherence to these principles. We are not saints. The point is, that we are willing to grow along spiritual lines. The principles we have set down are guides to progress. We claim spiritual progress rather than spiritual perfection. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 60 Thought to Ponder Spiritual pro ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.20.17

December 20th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 20, 2017 Fellowship of the Spirit Abandon yourself to God as you understand God. Admit your faults to Him and to your fellows. Clear away the wreckage of your past. Give freely of what you find and join us. We shall be with you in the Fellowship of the Spirit, and you will surely meet some of us as you trudge the Road of Happy Destiny. May God bless you and keep you—until then. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.19.17

December 19th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 19, 2017 Our Will We could wish to be moral, we could wish to be philosophically comforted, in fact, we could will these things with all our might, but the needed power wasn’t there. Our human resources, as marshalled by the will, were not sufficient; they failed utterly. Lack of power, that was our dilemma. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 45 Thought to Ponder Take a walk with God. He will meet you at the Steps ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.18.17

December 18th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 18, 2017 Conditions People have said we must not go where liquor is served. . . . . . we mustn’t think or be reminded about alcohol at all. Our experience shows that this is not necessarily so. We meet these conditions every day. An alcoholic who cannot meet them, still has an alcoholic mind; there is something the matter with his spiritual status. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 100 - 101 Thought to Ponder Gr ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.17.17

December 17th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 17, 2017 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Steps Our stories disclose in a general way what we used to be like, what happened, and what we are like now. If you have decided you want what we have and are willing to go to any length to get it—then you are ready to take certain steps. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 58 Thought to Ponder Sobriety without action is fantasy. AA-related 'Alconym' S T E P S = Solut ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought12.16.17

December 16th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 16, 2017 This Book Upon therapy for the alcoholic himself, we surely have no monopoly. Yet it is our great hope that all those who have as yet found no answer may begin to find one in the pages of this book and will presently join us on the highroad to a new freedom. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. xxi Thought to Ponder Joy is in knowing there is an answer. AA-related 'Alconym' B I G B O O K = Believing In ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.15.17

December 15th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 15, 2017 Tradition Five “Each group has but one primary purpose—to carry the message to the alcoholic who still suffers.” “SHOEMAKER, stick to thy last!”... better do one thing supremely well than many badly. That is the central theme of this Tradition. Around it our Society gathers in unity. The very life of our Fellowship requires the preservation of this principle. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 1 ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.14.17

December 14th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 14, 2017 Poison If we were to live, we had to be free of anger. The grouch and the brainstorm were not for us. They maybe the dubious luxury of normal men, but for alcoholics these things are poison. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 66 Thought to Ponder Anger is the wind that blows out the light of reason. AA-related 'Alconym' A N G E R = Any New Grudge Endangers Recovery. Thanks to all of you for sharing s ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.13.17

December 13th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 13, 2017 Honest and Willing RARELY HAVE we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path. Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not, completely give themselves to this simple program, usually men and women who are constitutionally incapable of being honest with themselves. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 58 Thought to Ponder Willingness, honesty and open-mindedness are the essentials ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.12.17

December 12th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 12, 2017 Earnestness There is, however, a vast amount of fun about it all. I suppose some would be shocked at our seeming worldliness and levity. But just underneath there is deadly earnestness. Faith has to work twenty-four hours a day in and through us, or we perish. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 16 Thought to Ponder It is when you act on faith that you actually have it. AA-related 'Alconym' F A I T H = ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.11.17

December 11th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 8, 2017 The Channel The persistent use of meditation and prayer, we found, did open the channel so that where there had been a trickle, there now was a river which led to sure power and safe guidance from God as we were increasingly better able to understand Him. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 109 Thought to Ponder Prayer asks the question. Meditation listens for the answer. AA-related 'Alconym' ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.10.17

December 10th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 10, 2017 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Work For if an alcoholic failed to perfect and enlarge his spiritual life through work and self-sacrifice for others, he could not survive the certain trials and low spots ahead. If he did not work, he would surely drink again, and if he drank, he would surely die. Then faith would be dead indeed. With us it is just like that. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 14 - 15 Thou ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.09.17

December 9th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 9, 2017 Something Happens We know that while the alcoholic keeps away from drink, as he may do for months or years, he reacts much like other men. We are equally positive that once he takes any alcohol whatever into his system, something happens, both in the bodily and mental sense, which makes it virtually impossible for him to stop. The experience of any alcoholic will abundantly confirm this. - Alcoholic ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.08.17

December 8th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 8, 2017 This Phenomenon All these, and many others, have one symptom in common: they cannot start drinking without developing the phenomenon of craving. . . . . .It has never been, by any treatment with which we are familiar, permanently eradicated. The only relief we have to suggest is entire abstinence. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. XXX Thought to Ponder If we want to quit drinking, we are going to have to ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.07.17

December 7th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 7, 2017 Our Inventory If we have been thorough about our personal inventory, we have written down a lot. We have listed and analyzed our resentments. We have begun to comprehend their futility and their fatality. We have commenced to see their terrible destructiveness. We have begun to learn tolerance, patience and good will toward all men, even our enemies, for we look on them as sick people. - Alcoholi ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.06.17

December 6th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 6, 2017 Infinitely Grave It is plain that a life which includes deep resentment leads only to futility and unhappiness. To the precise extent that we permit these, do we squander the hours that might have been worth while. But with the alcoholic, whose hope is the maintenance and growth of a spiritual experience, this business of resentment is infinitely grave. We found that it is fatal. - Alcoholics Anonym ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.05.17

December 5th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 5, 2017 Spiritual Principles "Quite as important was the discovery that spiritual principles would solve all my problems. I have since been brought into a way of living infinitely more satisfying and, I hope, more useful than the life I lived before. My old manner of life was by no means a bad one, but I would not exchange its best moments for the worst I have now. I would not go back to it even if I coul ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.04.17

December 4th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 4, 2017 Faith Actually we were fooling ourselves, for deep down in every man, woman, and child, is the fundamental idea of God. It may be obscured by calamity, by pomp, by worship of other things, but in some form or other it is there. For faith in a Power greater than ourselves, and miraculous demonstrations of that power in human lives, are facts as old as man himself. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 55 Th ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.03.17

December 3rd 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 3, 2017 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ A Design for Living But I soon found that when all other measures failed, work with another alcoholic would save the day. Many times I have gone to my old hospital in despair. On talking to a man there, I would be amazingly lifted up and set on my feet. It is a design for living that works in rough going. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 15 Thought to Ponder The Twelve S ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.02.17

December 2nd 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 2, 2017 The Turning Point Remember that we deal with alcohol—cunning, baffling, powerful! Without help it is too much for us. But there is One who has all power—that One is God. May you find Him now! Half-measures availed us nothing. We stood at the turning point. We asked His care and protection with complete abandon. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 58 - 59 Thought to Ponder Take a walk with God. He will meet ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 12.01.17

December 1st 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) December 1, 2017 Progressive Illness All of us felt at times that we were regaining control, but such intervals—usually brief—were inevitably followed by still less control, which led in time to pitiful and incomprehensible demoralization. We are convinced to a man that alcoholics of our type are in the grip of a progressive illness. Over any considerable period we get worse, never better. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.30.17

November 30th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 30, 2017 One More Attempt But not so with us in those last days of heavy drinking. The old pleasures were gone. They were but memories. Never could we recapture the great moments of the past. There was an insistent yearning to enjoy life as we once did and a heartbreaking obsession that some new miracle of control would enable us to do it. There was always one more attempt—and one more failure. - Alcoholics ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.29.17

November 29th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 29, 2017 Turmoil The alcoholic is like a tornado roaring his way through the lives of others. Hearts are broken. Sweet relationships are dead. Affections have been uprooted. Selfish and inconsiderate habits have kept the home in turmoil. We feel a man is unthinking when he says that sobriety is enough. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 82 Thought to Ponder The Three A's .. Awareness, Acceptance, Action. AA-re ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.28.17

November 28th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 28, 2017 Insanity He had much knowledge about himself as an alcoholic. Yet all reasons for not not drinking were easily pushed aside in favor of the foolish idea that he could take whiskey if only he mixed it with milk! Whatever the precise definition of the word may be, we call this plain insanity. How can such a lack of proportion, of the ability to think straight, be called anything else? - Alcoholics ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.27.17

November 27th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 27, 2017 Character Defects If I drew a line between active alcoholism on one side and life as God wants me to live and has equipped me to on the other, then I'm somewhere in the middle, striving toward the ideal. If I allow my character defects to rule my life again and forget the AA program, forget where the power to change for the better comes from, I will, in the long run, inevitably drink again. - The Best ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.26.17

November 26th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 26, 2017 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Prayer Step Eleven suggests prayer and meditation. We shouldn’t be shy on this matter of prayer. Better men than we are using it constantly. It works, if we have the proper attitude and work at it. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 85 - 86 Thought to Ponder The Three "P's" -- Pause, Pray, Proceed. AA-related 'Alconym' T G I F = Thanking God Is Freedom. A Memb ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.25.17

November 25th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 25, 2017 A New Employer We had a new Employer. Being all powerful, He provided what we needed, if we kept close to Him and performed His work well. Established on such a footing we became less and less interested in ourselves, our little plans and designs. More and more we became interested in seeing what we could contribute to life. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 63 Thought to Ponder Through adversity, we ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.24.17

November 24th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 24, 2017 Morals and Philosophy If a mere code of morals or a better philosophy of life were sufficient to overcome alcoholism, many of us would have recovered long ago. But we found that such codes and philosophies did not save us, no matter how much we tried. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 44 - 45 Thought to Ponder Faith makes the impossible possible. AA-related 'Alconym' F E A R = Face Everything And Recov ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.23.17

November 23rd 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 23, 2017 Blessings Having so considered our day, not omitting to take due note of things well done, and having searched our hearts with neither fear nor favor, we can truly thank God for the blessings we have received and sleep in good conscience. - Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, p. 95 Thought to Ponder Gratitude is a most effective painkiller for the alcoholic. AA-related 'Alconym' P R A Y E R = P ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.22.17

November 22nd 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 22, 2017 Spiritual Growth At the start, this was all we needed to commence spiritual growth, to effect our first conscious relation with God as we understood Him. . . .if we wished to grow we had to begin somewhere. So we used our own conception, however limited it was. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 47 Thought to Ponder Spiritual progress isn't what gets us sober, it's what keeps us sober. AA-related 'Alconym' ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.21.17

November 21st 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 21, 2017 Consequences In some circumstances we have gone out deliberately to get drunk, feeling ourselves justified by nervousness, anger, worry, depression, jealousy or the like. But even in this type of beginning we are obliged to admit that our justification for a spree was insanely insufficient in the light of what always happened. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 37 Thought to Ponder When I choose the behav ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.20.17

November 20th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 20, 2017 Higher Power On one proposition, however, these men and women are strikingly agreed. Every one of them has gained access to, and believes in, a Power greater than himself. This Power has in each case accomplished the miraculous, the humanly impossible. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 50 Thought to Ponder Willpower ... our will-ingness to use a Higher Power. AA-related 'Alconym' B I G B O O K = B ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.19.17

November 19th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 19, 2017 ~ Scroll Down for Share ~ Blessings of Sobriety We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness... Our whole attitude and outlook upon life will change. We will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us. We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves. - Alcoholics Anonymous, pp. 83 -84 Thought to Ponder Sobriety is the adven ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.18.17

November 18th 2017

AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 18, 2017 Real Alcoholics Despite all we can say, many who are real alcoholics are not going to believe they are in that class. By every form of self-deception and experimentation, they will try to prove themselves exceptions to the rule, therefore nonalcoholic. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 31 Thought to Ponder I would rather go through life sober, believing I am an alcoholic, than go through life drunk, trying to convince mys ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.17.17

November 17th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 17, 2017 Insane Idea But there was always the curious mental phenomenon that parallel with our sound reasoning there inevitably ran some insanely trivial excuse for taking the first drink. Our sound reasoning failed to hold us in check. The insane idea won out. Next day we would ask ourselves, in all earnestness and sincerity, how it could have happened. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 37 Thought to Ponder The ult ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.16.17

November 16th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 16, 2017 Choice At a certain point in the drinking of every alcoholic, he passes into a state where the most powerful desire to stop drinking is of absolutely no avail. This tragic situation has already arrived in practically every case long before it is suspected. The fact is that most alcoholics, for reasons yet obscure, have lost the power of choice in drink. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 24 Thought to ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.15.17

November 15th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 15, 2017 Directions If we have carefully followed directions, we have begun to sense the flow of His Spirit into us. To some extent we have become God-conscious. We have begun to develop this vital sixth sense. But we must go further and that means more action. - Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 85 Thought to Ponder Faith is mighty. Action with faith is mightier. AA-related 'Alconym' A A = Accountable Actions. ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 11.14.17

November 14th 2017

Daily Thought AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net) November 14, 2017 Carry the Message "AA is more than a set of principles; it is a Society of alcoholics in action. We must carry the message, else we ourselves can wither and those who haven't been given the truth will die." - The Language of the Heart, "What Is the Third Legacy?" Thought to Ponder In AA we carry the message ... not the mess. AA-related 'Alconym' P R O G R A M = People Relying ...Continue Reading
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