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Sept. 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “First of all, we had to quit playing God. It didn't work.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD We clearly realize that freedom's inner … [Read more]

Sept. 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “Definition of an alcoholic is an egomaniac with an inferiority complex”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD Quit thinking that you must halt … [Read more]

Sept. 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “To this day, I am amazed at how many of my problems - most of which had nothing to do with drinking, I believed - have become manageable or have simply disappeared since I quit … [Read more]

Sept. 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “I have found that the process of discovering who I really am begins with knowing who I really don't want to be.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON … [Read more]

Sept. 5,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 5,2018 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 fellows … [Read more]

Sept. 4,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 4,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path. Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not completely give themselves to this simple program, usually … [Read more]

Sept. 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY  Actually we were fooling ourselves, for deep down in every man, woman, and child, is the fundamental idea of God. It may be obscured by calamity, by pomp, by worship of other things, but in … [Read more]

Sept. 2,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

Sept. 2,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY When we became alcoholics, crushed by a self-imposed crisis we could not postpone or evade, we had to fearlessly face the proposition that either God is everything or else He is nothing. God … [Read more]

Siren Song/ Let’s Ask Bill

Siren  Song AA Grapevine April 1997 I have told the following story at several AA meetings as a reminder to all of us not to be too complacent concerning our illness: An old man stood in front of us with tears running down his cheeks. He could … [Read more]

A Date With Destiny?Bill W.

A Date With Destiny? AA Grapevine October 1944 Somebody once said, "As much as you may grow, as many recoveries as there may be, I think the eventual by-products of A.A. will be greater than A.A. itself." Everywhere now, we hear such remarks. They … [Read more]

Let’s Ask Bill–What were the conditions that led to the Twelve Traditions?

Let's Ask Bill--What were the conditions that led to the Twelve Traditions? Let's Ask Bill Q - What were the conditions that led to the Twelve Traditions?   A - After the Jack Alexander article was published in 1941 it brought down a deluge … [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 26,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 26,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Pg. xvi, xvii This seemed to prove that one alcoholic could affect another as no nonalcoholic could. It also indicated that strenuous work, one alcoholic with another, was vital to … [Read more]

AUGUST 27,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 27,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Pg. xxvi THE DOCTOR'S OPINION We believe, and so suggested a few years ago, that the action of alcohol on these chronic alcoholics is a manifestation of an allergy; that the phenomenon of … [Read more]

AUGUST 28,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 28,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY All these, and many others, have one symptom in common: they cannot start drinking without developing the phenomenon of craving. This phenomenon, as we have suggested, may be the … [Read more]

AUGUST 29,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 29,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   It was only a matter of being willing to believe in a Power greater than myself. Nothing more was required of me to make my beginning. I saw that growth could start from that … [Read more]