Daily Thought 03.20.22

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 03.20.22
Date: March 20th 2022

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

March 20, 2022
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All or Nothing?
Acceptance and faith are capable of producing 100 per cent sobriety.
In fact, they usually do; and they must, else we could have no life at all.
But the moment we carry these attitudes into our emotional problems,
we find that only relative results are possible. Nobody can, for example,
become completely free from fear, anger, and pride. Hence, in this life
we shall attain nothing like perfect humility and love. So we shall have to
settle, respecting most of our problems, for a very gradual progress,
punctuated sometimes by heavy setbacks. Our old-time attitude of
"all or nothing" will have to be abandoned.

- As Bill Sees It, (All or Nothing?) No. 6 

Thought to Ponder
We claim spiritual progress rather than spiritual perfection.

AA-related 'Alconym'
F A I T H  =  Found Always In Trusting Him.

A Member Shares:
Hi everyone. Phillip, alcoholic. Perfection was so entwined in my disease. It controlled my life and kept me from success. Great for my disease though, it kept me drinking. Acceptance and Faith changed that. I didn't have to start at the top anymore. I learned to see how interesting flaws can be. And how interesting people can be. I love life. And, if I get off the path AA has given me, I have not only a way to communicate with my higher power, but a unending circle of understanding people. Thank you.

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