Daily Thought 05.04.22

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 05.04.22
Date: May 4th 2022

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

May 4, 2022

Avoiding Amends
The temptation to skip the more humiliating and dreaded meetings
that still remain may be great. We will often manufacture plausible
excuses for dodging these issues entirely. Or we may just
procrastinate, telling ourselves the time is not yet, when in reality we
have already passed up many a fine chance to right a serious wrong.
Let's not talk prudence while practicing evasion.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Nine) p. 85

Thought to Ponder
Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do,
when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.

AA-related 'Alconym'
F E A R  =   Frantic Efforts at Avoiding Responsibilities.

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