May 19, 2020
Tradition 2 (short form): For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority—a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern.
Tradition 2 (long form): Our A.A. experience has taught us that For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority—a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience.
How it Works (pg. 68)
Perhaps there is a better way—we think so. For we are now on a different basis; the basis of trusting and relying upon God. We trust infinite God rather than our finite selves. We are in the world to play the role He assigns. Just to the extent that we do as we think He would have us, and humbly rely on Him, does He enable us to match calamity with serenity.
We never apologize to anyone for depending upon our Creator. We can laugh at those who think spirituality the way of weakness. Paradoxically, it is the way of strength. The verdict of the ages is that faith means courage. All men of faith have courage. They trust their God. We never apologize for God. Instead we let Him demonstrate, through us, what He can do. We ask Him to remove our fear and direct our attention to what He would have us be. At once, we commence to outgrow fear.
Some thoughts on what we read:
trust–to have trust, confidence or hope; to place confidence in; to rely on
paradox–an assertion or sentiment seemingly contradictory, or opposed to common sense, but that yet may be true in fact
weak–lacking physical strength, feeble
calamity–state of deep distress
trudge–to walk or march steadily on
Hi all!! Happy to announce that Primary purpose will be meeting virtually at the regular times starting this Tuesday. Attached is a pdf with the zoom link to share to spread the word as well. Please allow time to download the app or on your computer. There is no code needed And the meeting can hold up to 500 attendees - so we can all be present. We will continue as long as needed each week this way to keep connected. Look forward to seeing everyone there! Reach out if you have any questions or concerns
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