Daily Thought 04.17.22

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 04.17.22
Date: April 17th 2022

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

April 17, 2022
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Acceptance
Nothing, absolutely nothing, happens in God’s world by
mistake. Until I could accept my alcoholism, I could not
stay sober; unless I accept life completely on life’s terms,
I cannot be happy. I need to concentrate not so much on
what needs to be changed in the world as on what needs
to be changed in me and in my attitudes.

- Alcoholics Anonymous, (Acceptance Was The Answer) p. 417 

Thought to Ponder
Reliance on God enables me to match calamity with serenity.
 

AA-related 'Alconym'
A B C  =  Accept, Begin, Continue.

A Member Shares:
Pammy, and I have alcoholism. For me, whether I accept things that I cannot change will not alter the event as it unfolds. I found that my attitude can lessen the fall by looking for the things that can be salvaged. And when I do that I become thankful. If I can keep it that thankful then what I have can flourish and that's all I need to do. Thank you.

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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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