Jan. 9, 2017 – Twenty-Four Hours a Day

Twenty-Four Hours a Day
Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

AA Thought for the Day
When we were drinking, most of us had no real faith in anything. We may have said that we believed in God, but we didn’t act as though we did. We never honestly asked God to help us and we never really accepted His help. To us, faith looked like helplessness. But when we came into AA, we began to have faith in God. And we found that faith gave us the strength we needed to overcome drinking.

Have I learned that there is strength in faith?

Meditation for the Day
I will have faith, no matter what may befall me. I will be patient, even in the midst of troubles. I will not fear the strain of life, because I believe that God knows just what I can bear. I will look to the future with confidence. I know that God will not ask me to bear anything that could overcome or destroy me.

Prayer for the Day
I pray that I may put this day in the hands of God. I pray for faith, so that nothing will upset me or weaken my determination to stay sober.

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