Endigar 561 ~ The Circle and the Triangle

From the Daily Reflections of September 30;

The circle stands for the whole world of A.A., and the triangle stands for A.A.’s Three Legacies of Recovery, Unity, and Service. Within our wonderful new world, we have found freedom from our fatal obsession.   (A.A. Comes of Age, page 139)

Early in my A.A. life, I became employed in its services and I found the explanation of our society’s logo to be very appropriate. First, a circle of love and service with a well-balanced triangle inside, the base of which represents our Recovery through the Twelve Steps. Then the other two sides, representing Unity and Service, respectively. The three sides of the triangle are equal. As I grew in A.A. I soon identified myself with this symbol. I am the circle, and the sides of the triangle represent three aspects of my personality: physical, emotional sanity, and spirituality, the latter forming the symbol’s base. Taken together, all three aspects of my personality translate into a sober and happy life.

 

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24 hour reprieve

 

I can take the basic circle and triangle and leave it simple or make it very complex.  I am tired and a little numb this evening, but I am grateful for each day of sobriety, each 24 hours that I can hold in my hand.

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