Daily Thought 05.12.22

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 05.12.22
Date: May 12th 2022

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

May 12, 2022

Defect of Pride
For pride, leading to self-justification, and always spurred by
conscious or unconscious fears, is the basic breeder of most
human difficulties, the chief block to true progress. Pride lures
us into making demands upon ourselves or upon others which
cannot be met without perverting or misusing our God-given instincts.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Four) pp.48 - 49

Thought to Ponder
Swallowing my pride will not get me drunk.

AA-related 'Alconym'
P R I D E  =   Pretty Ridiculous Individual Directing Everything.

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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