A.A. Today: Divine Principle


AA Today are daily readings from the book “Twenty-Four Hours A Day.”

“Twenty-Four Hours A Day is intended for members of Alcoholics Anonymous as a help in their program of living one day at a time.

It is designed for those who want to start each day with a few minutes of thought, meditation, and prayer.”

February 26, 2016

When we came into A.A., we came to believe in a Power greater than ourselves.  We came to believe in that Divine Principle in the universe which we call God, and to whom we can turn for help.  Each morning we have a quiet time.

We ask God for the power to stay sober for the next twenty-four hours.  And each night we thank Him for helping us to keep sober that day.  Do I believe that each man or woman I see in A.A. is a demonstration of the power of God to change a human being from a drunkard to a sober person?

Meditation for the Day

I should pray for faith as a thirsty person prays for water in a desert.  Do I know what it means to feel sure that God will never fail me?  Am I sure of this as I am sure that I still breath?  I should pray daily and most diligently that my faith may increase.

There is nothing lacking in my life because, really, all I need is mine, only I lack the faith to know it.  I am like a rich person’s child who sits in rags when all around me are stores of all I could desire.

Prayer for the Day

I pray for the realization that God has everything I need.  I pray that I may know that His power is always available.


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