THE TEACHING IS NEVER OVER


THE TEACHING IS NEVER OVER March 26

Abandon yourself to God as you understand God. Admit your faults to Him and to your fellows. Clear away the wreckage of your past. Give freely of what you find and join us. We shall be with you in the Fellowship of the Spirit, and you will surely meet some of us as you trudge the Road of Happy Destiny. May God bless you and keep you—until then.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 164

These words put a lump in my throat each time I read them. In the beginning it was because I felt, “Oh no! The teaching is over. Now I’m on my own. It will never be this new again.” Today I feel deep affection for our A.A. pioneers when I read this passage, realizing that it sums up all of what I believe in, and strive for, and that—with God’s blessing—the teaching is never over, I’m never on my own, and every day is brand new.

 

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

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One thought on “THE TEACHING IS NEVER OVER

  1. Ellie Sofia says:

    I love these words too and i remember them very well from my time in AA which helped me overcome my addiction. God bless you xxx

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