Please join us as Randall Patten, from San Diego, CA, as he shares his experience, strength, and hope around today's Daily Reflection, Understanding the Malady.
Randall mentioned the following authors and books: Joel S. Goldsmith, Neville Goddard, Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love, Bhagavad Gita.
UNDERSTANDING THE MALADY
When dealing with an alcoholic, there may be a natural annoyance that a man could be so weak, stupid and irresponsible. Even when you understand the malady better, you may feel this feeling rising.
— ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 139
Having suffered from alcoholism, I should understand the illness, but sometimes I feel annoyance, even contempt, toward a person who cannot make it in A.A. When I feel that way, I am satisfying my false sense of superiority and I must remember, but for the grace of God, there go I.
From the book Daily Reflections
Copyright © 1990 by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.
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