Aug. 5, 2016 – Twenty-Four Hours a Day

Twenty-Four Hours a Day
Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

AA Thought for the Day
We in AA are offering a spiritual program. The fundamental basis of AA is belief in some Power greater than ourselves. This belief takes us off the center of the universe and allows us to transfer our problems to some power outside of ourselves. We turn to this Power for the strength we need to get sober and stay sober. We put our drink problem in God’s hands and leave it there. We stop trying to run our own life and seek to let God run it for us.

Do I do my best to give spiritual help?

Meditation for the Day
God is your healer and your strength. You do not have to ask Him to come to you. He is always with you in spirit. At your moment of need, He is there to help you. Could you know God’s love and His desire to help you, you would know that He needs no pleading for help. Your need is God’s opportunity, whenever you need it. Whenever you feel inadequate to any situation, you should realize that the feeling of inadequacy is disloyalty to God. Just say to yourself: I know that God is with me and will help me to think and say and do the right thing.

Prayer for the Day
I pray that I may never feel inadequate to any situation. I pray that my need be buoyed up by the feeling that God is with me.

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