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AUGUST 16,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 16,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “We cannot subscribe to the belief that this life is a vale of tears, though it once was just that for many of us. But it is clear that we make our own misery.”  ― Alcoholics … [Read more]

AUGUST 17,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 17,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “Avoid then, the deliberate manufacture of misery, but if trouble comes, cheerfully capitalize it as an opportunity to demonstrate His omnipotence.”  ― Alcoholics … [Read more]

AUGUST 18,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 18,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “Through the years I had quit on everything that ever mattered: college, going for promotions, relationships - at least the relationships that demanded any work.”  Alcoholics … [Read more]

AUGUST 19,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 19,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “Almost none of us liked the self-searching, the leveling of our pride, the confession of shortcomings which the process requires for its successful consummation.”  ― Alcoholics … [Read more]

AUGUST 20,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 20,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “They sound like the philosophy of a man who, having a headache, beats himself on the head with a hammer so that he cannot feel the ache.”  Alcoholics … [Read more]

AUGUST 25,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 25,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Pg. xvi He suddenly realized that in order to save himself he must carry his message to another alcoholic. ======================== VERNON HOWARD Just be honest with yourself. That … [Read more]

AUGUST 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “We should be sensible, tactful, considerate and humble without being servile or scraping. As God's people we stand on our feet; we don't crawl before anyone.”  ― Alcoholics … [Read more]

AUGUST 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “There is an island of opportunity in the middle of every difficulty.” Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously … [Read more]

AUGUST 13,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 13,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “To be vital, faith must be accompanied by self sacrifice and unselfish, constructive action.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD Personal power gives … [Read more]

AUGUST 14,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 14,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “Selfishness, self-centeredness! That, we think, is the root of our troubles. Driven by a hundred forms of fear, self-delusion, self-seeking, and self-pity, we step on the toes of our … [Read more]

AUGUST 15,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 15,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “I simply had to believe in a Spirit of the Universe, who knew neither time nor limitation.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD Evil is an attack … [Read more]

AUGUST 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “It will take time to clear away the wreck. Though old buildings will eventually be replaced by finer ones, the new structures  will take years to complete.”  ― Alcoholics … [Read more]

AUGUST 7,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 7,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “...one of the primary differences between alcoholics and nonalcoholics is that nonalcoholics change their behavior to meet their goals and alcoholics change their goals to meet their … [Read more]

AUGUST 8,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 8,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “First of all, we had to quit playing God. It didn't work.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD Whatever you want, you have the power to attain it. The … [Read more]

AUGUST 9,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 9,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “We sometimes hurt those we love because they need to be “taught a lesson,” when we really want to punish. We were depressed and complained we felt bad, when in fact we were mainly asking for … [Read more]

AUGUST 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “As we go through the day we pause, when agitated or doubtful, and ask for the right thought or action. We constantly remind ourselves we are no longer running the show, humbly saying to … [Read more]