Daily Thought 02.17.22

From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Subject: Daily Thought 02.17.22
Date: February 17th 2022

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

February 17, 2022

An Alcoholic Mind
They had said that though I did raise a defense, it would one day give
way before some trivial reason for having a drink. Well, just that did
happen and more, for what I had learned of alcoholism did not occur
to me at all. I knew from that moment that I had an alcoholic mind. I
saw that will power and self-knowledge would not help in those strange
mental blank spots. I had never been able to understand people who
said that a problem had them hopelessly defeated. I knew then.
It was a crushing blow.

- Alcoholics Anonymous, (More About Alcoholism) p. 42

Thought to Ponder
The ultimate defense against the first drink is a spiritual one.

AA-related 'Alconym'
G I F T S  =   Getting It From The Steps.

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