Daily Thought 08.08.21

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 08.08.21
Date: August 8th 2021

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

August 8, 2021

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In thinking about our day we may face indecision.
We may not be able to determine which course to
take. Here we ask God for inspiration, an intuitive
thought or a decision. We relax and take it easy. We
don’t struggle. We are often surprised how the right
answers come after we have tried this for a while.
- Alcoholics Anonymous, (Into Action) p. 86 

Thought to Ponder
The Three "P's" -- Pause, Pray, Proceed.

AA-related 'Alconym'
A S A P  =  Always Say A Prayer.

A Member Shares:
Hi all. Phillip, alcoholic. We all were off the track or else we wouldn't be here. I just want to talk about letting God guide me. First it was out of desperation. I knew I was a screw up and was not going to try and run the show. As I got better my disease started poking its head back up. I said, as I got better hmmm... my disease got better at its job as well. So began the struggle that took a relapse to get my attention. Second chance I was much more serious. I held on with both hands. Spent time alone talking with GOD. Now when I get in a jam or a rush, I know all I have to do is stop at any moment in the day and say a prayer. What a relief from the Alcoholic life I had led! Thank you.

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