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Daily Thought 01.26.13

January 25th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.25.13

January 24th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.24.13

January 23rd 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.23.13

January 22nd 2013 UTC

*AA Thought for the Day* (courtesy AA-Alive.net) *January 23, 2013 *~ Scroll Down for Share ~* *Patience* I was like the proverbial "kid in a candy store." I couldn't wait to get to Step Twelve; it was surely only a few months' work, or so I thought! I realize now that living the Twelve Steps of AA is a lifelong undertaking.* /- Daily Reflections,/ p. 73 *Thought to Ponder . . .* *The Three P's -- Patience, Persistence, Peace. *AA-related 'Alconym' . . .* *P U T* = **P**atience, **U ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.22.13

January 21st 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.21.13

January 20th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.20.13

January 19th 2013 UTC

*AA Thought for the Day* (courtesy AA-Alive.net) *January 20, 2013 *~ Scroll Down for Share ~* *Fellowship* Life will take on new meaning. To watch people recover, to see them help others, to watch loneliness vanish, to see a fellowship grow up about you, to have a host of friends -- this is an experience you must not miss. We know you will not want to miss it.* /- Alcoholics Anonymous,/ p. 89 *Thought to Ponder . . .* *Together we can do what we could never do alone. *AA-related 'Alconym' . . .* ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.19.13

January 18th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.18.13

January 17th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.17.13

January 16th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.16.13

January 15th 2013 UTC

*AA Thought for the Day* (courtesy AA-Alive.net) *January 16, 2013 *~ Scroll Down for Share ~* *The Actor* More than most people, the alcoholic leads a double life. He is very much the actor. To the outer world he presents his stage character. This is the one he wants his fellows to see. He wants to enjoy a certain reputation, but knows in his heart he doesn't deserve it.* /- Alcoholics Anonymous,/ p. 73 *Thought to Ponder . . .* *Self-esteem doesn't need an audience. *AA-related 'Alconym' . . . ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.15.13

January 14th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.14.13

January 13th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.13.13

January 12th 2013 UTC

*AA Thought for the Day* (courtesy AA-Alive.net) *January 13, 2013 *~ Scroll Down for Share ~* *Acceptance* *And acceptance is the answer to /all/ my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation -- some fact of my life -- unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing or situation exactly as its supposed to be at this moment. Nothing, absolutely nothing, happens in God's world by mistake.* */- Alcoholics Anonymous,/ p. 41 ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.12.13

January 11th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.11.13

January 10th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.10.13

January 9th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.09.13

January 8th 2013 UTC

*AA Thought for the Day* (courtesy AAOnline.net) *January 9, 2013* **~ Scroll Down for Share ~** **Easy Does It** **If a strong inner core of peace, patience, and contentment looks at all desirable to you, it can be had. Remind yourself once in a while maybe "Easy Does It" is this day's ideal speed. The change can start right now, remember?** /- Living Sober,/ p. 46 *Thought to Ponder . . .* *Patience is passion tamed.* *AA-related 'Alconym' . . .* *P U T* = *P*atience, *U*nderstanding, *T*olerance. *A M ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.08.13

January 7th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.07.13

January 6th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.06.13

January 5th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.05.13

January 4th 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.04.13

January 3rd 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.03.13

January 3rd 2013 UTC

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Daily Thought 01.02.13

January 2nd 2013 UTC

*AA Thought for the Day* (courtesy AA-Alive.net) *January 2, 2013* *A New Meaning* *Life will take on new meaning. To watch people recover, to see them help others, to watch loneliness vanish, to see a fellowship grow up about you, to have a host of friends -- this is an experience you must not miss. We know you will not want to miss it. Frequent contact with newcomers and with each other is the bright spot of our lives.* /- Alcoholics Anonymous,/ p. 89 *Thought to Ponder . . .* *Every recovery from alcoholism began ...Continue Reading

Daily Thought 01.02.13

January 2nd 2013 UTC

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