Daily Thought 02.23.23

 
From: "Daily Thought" <dailythought@aa-alive.org>
Date: February 23rd 2023

AA Thought for the Day
(courtesy aa-alive.net)

February 23, 2023

The Old Game Again
Now and then a serious drinker, being dry at the moment says, “I
don’t miss it at all. Feel better. Work better. Having a better time.”
As ex-problem drinkers, we smile at such a sally. We know our
friend is like a boy whistling in the dark to keep up his spirits. He
fools himself. Inwardly he would give anything to take half a dozen
drinks and get away with them. He will presently try the old game
again, for he isn’t happy about his sobriety.

- Alcoholics Anonymous, (A Vision For You) pp. 151 - 152

Thought to Ponder . . .
I cannot mend if I bend the truth.

AA-related 'Alconym'
H O W  =   Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness.

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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