A careless word may kindle strife, A cruel word may wreck a life; A timely word may lessen stress, A loving word may heal and bless.
He who guards his mouth preserves his life.
"The name of Haman," writes M. Oppert, the distinguished Assyriologist, "as well as that of his father,belongs to the Med-Persian."John Urquhart
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The intermediary stage after death is also taken into the path of " enjoyment body," or sambhogakaya, and birth is taken into the path of "emanation body," or nirmanakaya nearer to another,they come nearer to God. It is the same with drawing away.
When they draw away from God and turn toward external things,it is clear that in the degree that they recede from the central point and draw away from God, they withdraw from one another and as they withdraw from one another so they draw away from God.
Such is also the property of love; inasmuch as we are outside and do not love. God, so each is far from his neighbor. While the tradition of anonymity protects individual privacy and encourages openness and trust it also ensures that individuals do not use the movement for personal aggrandizement or economic gain.
Spiritual injunctions to not let the left hand know what the right hand does serve the same purpose of guarding against hypocritical pride and status seeking anonymity helps to get the self out of the way, it helps support the AA tradition of letting " principles not personalities be the rule.