Daily Thought 08.16.22

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Date: August 16th 2022

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

August 16, 2022

Emotionally Secure
It became clear that if we ever were to feel emotionally secure among
grown-up people, we would have to put our lives on a give-and-take basis;
we would have to develop the sense of being in partnership or brotherhood
with all those around us. We saw that we would need to give constantly of
ourselves without demands for repayment. When we persistently did this we
gradually found that people were attracted to us as never before. And even
if they failed us, we could be understanding and not too seriously affected.

- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Twelve) p. 116

Thought to Ponder
Ask yourself -- "What would an adult do in this situation?"

AA-related 'Alconym'
A A  =   Attitude Adjustment.

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