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"Wait till next year!" is the favorite cry of baseball fans, football fans, hockey fans, and gardeners. --Robert Orben   Hope was a casualty for many of us in our life of chaos and extremes. Some of us said to ourselves, "Life is just … [Read more]

hERE ARE SOME MORE GOODIES FROM CHUCK D.

Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences.  --W. H. Auden   Many of us have … [Read more]

THANKS CHUCK D.

It's not hard. When I'm not hittin', I don't hit nobody. But when I'm hittin', I hit anybody! --Willie Mays It seems like some days everything goes our way. Everything falls together in a way that makes life easier for us. Other days are just … [Read more]

Drunks by Jack McCarthy

Drunks Jack McCarthy We died of pneumonia in furnished rooms where they found us three days later when somebody complained about the smell.    We died against bridge abutments and nobody knew if it was suicide and we probably didn't know either … [Read more]

SOME MORE FROM CHUCK D.

Come, Love! Sing On! Let me hear you sing this song - sing for joy and laugh, for I the creator am truly subject to all creatures. --Mechtild of Magdeburgm   Recovery without joy and song and playfulness is incomplete. The beauty of music uplifts … [Read more]

Rowland “Roy” Hazard III (1881-1945)

Ron,Did some research online that you could pass on. The Hazard family was one of the most prominent families in New England, and I like that although Rowland never left the Oxford group, he demonstrated that our disease of alcoholism has never shown … [Read more]

MORE GOODIES FROM CHUCK D.

We are each so much more than what some reduce to measuring.  --Karen Kaiser Clark Our society places great emphasis on how well each person is doing. It makes us judgmental and competitive. As children we may have thought that our real value was … [Read more]

Two Roads for the Oldtimer/We shape our experiences./We try shortcuts when

As Bill Sees It Two Roads for the Oldtimer, p. 138 The founders of many groups ultimately divide into two classes known in A.A. slang as "elder statesmen" and "bleeding deacons."    The elder statesman sees the wisdom of the group's decision to … [Read more]

A Manual for Alcoholics Anonymous THE AKRON MANUAL (1940)

A Manual for Alcoholics Anonymous THE AKRON MANUAL (1940) Edit. This present text, available for printout at www.iusb.edu/~gchesnut, was formatted for web by Glenn C. (South Bend IN) in January 2002; the editorial notes are his. His text was … [Read more]

IN REMEMBRANCE OF “EBBY” By Bill Wilson AA Grapevine June 1966

IN REMEMBRANCE OF "EBBY" By Bill Wilson AA Grapevine June 1966 In his seventieth year, and on the twenty-first of March, my friend and sponsor "Ebby" passed beyond our sight and hearing. On a chill November afternoon in 1934 it was Ebby who … [Read more]

My Dailies from Chuck D.

For all the people who "WORK" the steps. In case you missed this with your sponsor or if you read the BOOK. Daily Reflections THE UPWARD PATH Here are the steps we took. . . . ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 59 These are the words that lead into the … [Read more]

SORRY i AM GOING TO BE OFF-LINE FOR A WHILE AS I CANNOT FOCUS.

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JULY 5,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 5,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY We must turn in all things to the Father of Light who presides over us all. Alcoholics Anonymous pg. 14 paragraph 1 ======================== VERNON HOWARD What you really want for … [Read more]

JUNE 4,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JUNE 4,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY       WEEDING THE GARDEN  The essence of all growth is a willingness to make a change for the better and then an unremitting willingness to shoulder whatever responsibility this … [Read more]

June 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

June 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Accountability From "The Three Legacies of Alcoholics Anonymous": "It was evident that here was a world-wide movement that had no direct access to its own principal service affairs. The … [Read more]

MAY 2018 HEARD AT MEETINGS

All you have to do is hang out to Step One, just that step, steps two and three will come naturally. Anonymous ======================== It's the good and the bad and the angry, and today I've come out of hell. Anonymous … [Read more]