AA Thought for the Day
January 19, 2023
Selfishness—self-centeredness! That, we think, is the root of our troubles.
Driven by a hundred forms of fear, self-delusion, self-seeking, and self-pity,
we step on the toes of our fellows and they retaliate. Sometimes they hurt
us, seemingly without provocation, but we invariably find that at some time
in the past we have made decisions based on self which later placed us in a
position to be hurt. So our troubles, we think, are basically of our own making.
- Alcoholics Anonymous, (How It Works) p. 62
Thought to Ponder . . .
The smallest package in the world is an alcoholic all wrapped up in himself.
I S M = I, Self, Me.
Thank you for sharing so generously of your experience, strength and hope in carrying the AA message.
Grateful to serve,
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