AA Thought for the Day
December 15, 2022
We've repeatedly strained the patience of our best friends to a
snapping point, and have brought out the very worst in those who
didn't think much of us to begin with. In many instances we are
really dealing with fellow sufferers, people whose woes we have
increased. If we are now about to ask forgiveness for ourselves,
why shouldn't we start out by forgiving them, one and all?
- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, (Step Eight) p. 78
Thought to Ponder . . .
Forgiveness: Giving up on the hope that the past will change.
T U F F = Tolerance, Understanding, Fairness, Forgiveness.
Thank you for sharing so generously of your experience, strength and hope in carrying the AA message.
Grateful to serve,
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