A.A. Today: Poison


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 17, 2016

Alcohol is poison to the alcoholic.  Poison is not too strong a word, because alcoholism leads eventually to the death of the alcoholic.  It may be a quick death or a slow death.  When we go by package stores and see various kinds of liquor all dressed up in fancy packages to make it look attractive, we should always make it a point to say to ourselves so we’ll never forget it:  “That stuff’s all poison to me.”  And it is.  Alcohol poisoned our lives for a long time.  Do I know that since I’m an alcoholic all liquor is poison to me?

Meditation for the Day

I must somehow find the means of coming nearer to God.  That is what really matters.  I must somehow seek the true bread of life, which is communion with Him.  I must grasp for the truth at the center of all worship.  This central truth is all that matters.  All forms of worship have this communion with God as their purpose and goal.

Prayer for the Day

I pray that I may meet God in quiet communion.  I pray that I may partake of the soul-food that God has provided for me.

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