Daily Reflections: October 16, 2018

THROUGHOUT EACH DAY

“This is not an overnight matter. It should continue for our lifetime.”
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 84

During my early years in A.A. I saw Step Ten as a suggestion that I periodically look at my behavior and reactions. If there was something wrong, I should admit it; if an apology was necessary, I should give one. After a few years of sobriety I felt I should undertake a self-examination more frequently. Not until several more years of sobriety had elapsed did I realize the full meaning of Step Ten, and the word “continued.” “Continued” does not mean occasionally, or frequently. It means throughout each day.

From the book Daily Reflections
© Copyright 1990 by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

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