Daily Thought 05.10.22

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 05.10.22
Date: May 10th 2022

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

May 10, 2022

Soul-Sickness
Alcoholics especially should be able to see that instinct run wild in themselves
is the underlying cause of their destructive drinking. We have drunk to drown
feelings of fear, frustration, and depression. We have drunk to escape the guilt
of passions, and then have drunk again to make more passions possible. We
have drunk for vainglory—that we might the more enjoy foolish dreams of pomp
and power. This perverse soul-sickness is not pleasant to look upon.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Four) p. 44

Thought to Ponder
We need to uncover in order to recover.

AA-related 'Alconym'
F E A R  =   Frustration, Ego, Anger, Resentment.

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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