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

Twenty-Four Hours a Day
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

AA Thought for the Day
When new members come into my AA group, do I make a special effort to make them feel at home? Do I put myself out to listen to them, even if their ideas of AA are vague? Do I make it a habit to talk to all new members myself, or do I often leave that to someone else? I may not be able to help them but, then again, it may be something that I might say that would put them on the right track. When I see any members sitting alone, do I put myself out to be nice to them, or do I stay among my own special group of friends and leave them out in the cold?

Are all new AA’s my responsibility?

Meditation for the Day
You are God’s servant. Serve Him cheerfully and readily. Nobody likes a servant who avoids extra work, who complains about being called from one task to do one less enjoyable. A master would feel that he was being ill-served by such a servant. But is that not how you so often serve God? View your day’s work in this light. Try to do your day’s work the way you believe God wants you to do it, never shirking any responsibility and often going out of your way to be of service.

Prayer for the Day
I pray that I may be a good servant. I pray that I may be willing to go out of my way to be of service.

Hazelden Foundation

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