A.A. Today: Guidance


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 8, 2016

When the morning sun comes up on a nice bright day and we jump out of bed, we’re thankful to God that we feel well and happy instead of sick and disgusted.  Serenity and happiness have become much more important to us than the excitement of drinking, which lifts us up for a short while, but lets us way down in the end.

Of course, all of us alcoholics had a lot of fun with drinking.  We might as well admit it.  We can look back on a lot of good times, before we became alcoholics.  But the time comes for all of us alcoholics when drinking ceases to be fun and becomes trouble.  Have I learned that drinking can never again be anything but trouble for me?

Meditation for the Day

I must rely on God.  I must trust Him to the limit.  I must depend on the Divine Power in all human relationships.  I will wait and trust and hope, until God shows me the way.  I will wait for guidance on each important decision.  I will meet the test of waiting until a thing seems right before I do it.  Every work for God must meet this test of time.  The guidance will come, if I wait for it.

Prayer for the Day

I pray that I may meet the test of waiting for God’s guidance.  I pray that I will not go off on my own.


  • Yes Lord, please do not let me go off on my own because You know I WILL mess it up!!!!! I know He just wants to pop my head off sometimes 🙂

    • I feel you on this haha. Thanks for always stopping by, I hope you know how much I truly appreciate it. At least you’re not one of those who just hits the like button and acts like you’re “following me”

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