Daily Thought 10.21.22

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Date: October 21st 2022

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

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.

AA-related 'Alconym'
F E A R  =   Frustration, Ego, Anger, Resentment.

Thank you for sharing so generously of your experience, strength and hope in carrying the AA message.
Grateful to serve,
peyton

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