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Sept. 10, 2016 – Twenty-Four Hours a Day

Twenty-Four Hours a Day
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

AA Thought for the Day
Here are answers to the question of how a person can live without liquor and be happy: “The things we put in place of drinking are more than substitutes for it. One is the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. In this company, you find release from care, boredom and worry. Your imagination will be fired. Life will mean something at last. The most satisfactory years of your existence lie ahead. Among other AAs, you will make lifelong friends. You will be bound to them with new and wonderful ties.”

Does life mean something to me now?

Meditation for the Day
Do you want the full and complete satisfaction that you find in serving God and all the satisfactions of the world also? It is not easy to serve both God and the world. It is difficult to claim the rewards of both. If you work for God, you will still have great rewards in the world. But you must be prepared to sometimes stand apart from the world. You cannot always turn to the world and expect all the rewards which life has to offer. If you are trying sincerely to serve God, you will have other and greater rewards than the world has to offer.

Prayer for the Day
I pray that I may not expect too much from the world. I pray that I may also be content with the rewards that come from serving God.

Hazelden Foundation

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