Daily Thought 05.06.21

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 05.06.21
Date: May 6th 2021

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

May 6, 2021

Resolution and Willingness
How can we possibly summon the resolution and the willingness to get rid of
such overwhelming compulsions and desires? But again we are driven on by
the inescapable conclusion which we draw from A.A. experience, that we surely
must try with a will, or else fall by the wayside. At this stage of our progress we
are under heavy pressure to do the right thing. We are obliged to choose between
the pains of trying and the certain penalties of failing to do so. These initial steps
along the road are taken grudgingly, yet we do take them.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Seven) pp. 73 - 74

Thought to Ponder
When I choose the behavior, I choose the consequences.

AA-related 'Alconym'
A A  =  Altered Attitudes.

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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