Daily Thought 08.30.19

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 08.30.19
Date: August 30th 2019

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

August 30, 2019

Helping Others
Even the newest of newcomers finds undreamed rewards as he tries
to help his brother alcoholic, the one who is even blinder than he.
This is indeed the kind of giving that actually demands nothing.
He does not expect his brother sufferer to pay him, or even to love him.
And then he discovers that by the divine paradox of this kind of giving he has
found his own reward, whether his brother has yet received anything or not.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Twelve) p. 109

Thought to Ponder
Sobriety is the adventure of a lifetime.
And it begins the moment we ask AA for help.

AA-related 'Alconym'
H O P E  =  Helping Other People Every day.

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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