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by Brock
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: August 1st Daily Reflection
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August 1st Daily Reflection

LIVING IT The spiritual life is not a theory. We have to live it. — ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 83 When new in the program, I couldn't comprehend living the spiritual aspect of the program, but now that I'm sober, I can't comprehend living without it. Spirituality was what I had been seeking. God, as ...
by Brock
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day August 1st
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Twenty Four Hours A Day August 1st

Sunday, August 1 Thought for the Day The Alcoholics Anonymous program has borrowed from medicine, psychiatry, and religion. It has taken from these what it wanted and combined them into the program which it considers best suited to the alcoholic mind and which will best help the alcoholic to recover...
by Brock
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 31st July Daily Reflection
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31st July Daily Reflection

A PRAYER FOR ALL SEASONS God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, Courage to change the things we can, And wisdom to know the difference. — TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 125 The power of this prayer is overwhelming in that its simple beauty parallels the A.A. Fellow...
by Brock
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:04 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day July 31st
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Twenty Four Hours A Day July 31st

Saturday, July 31 Thought for the Day This leaves only one day-today. Anyone can fight the battles of just one day. It is only when you and I add the burden of those two awful eternities, yesterday and tomorrow that we break down. It is not the experience of today that drives us mad. It is the remor...
by Brock
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:08 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 30th July Daily Reflection
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30th July Daily Reflection

GIVING BACK . . . he has struck something better than gold. . . .He may not see at once that he has barely scratched a limitless lode which will pay dividends only if he mines it for the rest of his life and insists on giving away the entire product. — ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 129 My part of the Se...
by Brock
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:06 am
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Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day July 30th
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Twenty Four Hours A Day July 30th

Friday, July 30 Thought for the Day The other day we should not worry about is tomorrow, with its possible adversities, its burdens, its large promise, and perhaps its poor performance. Tomorrow is also beyond our immediate control. Tomorrow's sun will rise, either in splendor or behind a mask of cl...
by Brock
Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 29th July Daily Reflection
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29th July Daily Reflection

ANONYMOUS GIFTS OF KINDNESS As active alcoholics we were always looking for a handout in one way or another. — "THE TWELVE TRADITIONS ILLUSTRATED," p. 14 The challenge of the Seventh Tradition is a personal challenge, reminding me to share and give of myself. Before sobriety the only thin...
by Brock
Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:22 am
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Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day July 29th
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Twenty Four Hours A Day July 29th

Thursday, July 29 Thought for the Day There are two days in every week about which we should not worry, two days, which should be kept from fear and apprehension. One of these days is yesterday, with its mistakes and cares, its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. Yesterday has passed forever b...
by Brock
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 28th July Daily Reflection
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28th July Daily Reflection

THOSE WHO STILL SUFFER Let us resist the proud assumption that since God has enabled us to do well in one area we are destined to be a channel of saving grace for everybody. — A.A. COMES OF AGE, p. 232 A.A. groups exist to help alcoholics achieve sobriety. Large or small, firmly established or bran...
by Brock
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:55 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day July 28th
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Twenty Four Hours A Day July 28th

Wednesday, July 28 Thought for the Day To continue the paraphrase of the psalm: "The judgments of the twelve steps are true and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than whiskey, yea, than much fine whiskey, sweeter also than wine. Moreover, they warn alcoholics and in keeping of t...
by Brock
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 27th July Daily Reflection
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27th July Daily Reflection

GIVING FREELY We will make every personal sacrifice necessary to insure the unity of Alcoholics Anonymous. We will do this because we have learned to love God and one another. — A.A. comes of age, p. 234 To be self-supporting through my own contributions was never a strong characteristic during my ...
by Brock
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:05 am
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Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day July 27th
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Twenty Four Hours A Day July 27th

Tuesday, July 27 Thought for the Day To paraphrase the psalm: "We alcoholics declare the power of liquor and drunkenness showeth its handiwork. Day unto day uttereth hangovers and night unto night showeth suffering. The law of A.A. is perfect, converting the drunk. The testimony of A.A. is sure...
by Brock
Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:30 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 26th July Daily Reflection
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26th July Daily Reflection

THE "WORTH" OF SOBRIETY Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions. — TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 160 When I go shopping I look at the prices and if I need what I see, I buy it and pay. Now that I am supposed to be in rehabilitation, I h...
by Brock
Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:29 am
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Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day July 26th
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Twenty Four Hours A Day July 26th

Monday, July 26 Thought for the Day When we come to the end of our lives on earth, we will take no material thing with us. We will not take one cent in our cold, dead hands. The only things that we may take are the things we have given away. If we have helped others, we may take that with us; if we ...
by Brock
Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 25th July Daily Reflection
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25th July Daily Reflection

THOSE WHO STILL SUFFER For us, if we neglect those who are still sick, there is unremitting danger to our own lives and sanity. — TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 151 I know the torment of drinking compulsively to quiet my nerves and my fears. I also know the pain of white-knuckled sobriety. ...