AA Thought for the Day
October 21, 2022
Our First Need
We had to see that when we harbored grudges and planned revenge for such
defeats, we were really beating ourselves with the club of anger we had intended
to use on others. We learned that if we were seriously disturbed, our first need
was to quiet that disturbance, regardless of who or what we thought caused it.
- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Four) p. 47
Thought to Ponder
The road to resentment is paved with expectations.
F E A R = Frustration, Ego, Anger, Resentment.
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