Sobriety in HawaiiMeet Ron

JULY 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Next day found the prospect more receptive.  He had been thinking it over.  'Maybe you're right,' he said. 'God ought to be able to do anything.'  Then he added, 'He sure didn't do much for me … [Read more]

Chuck D.

HE STILL HAD TIME BY Larry R.   On looking back he had to think, how could he be so dumb He never had to pause or fear, he's only having fun He told himself he's like the rest, they drink just like I do So why was he the only one can't stop with … [Read more]

JULY 1,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 1,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY  “The idea that somehow, someday, he will control and enjoy his drinking is the great obsession of every abnormal drinker. The persistence of this illusion is astonishing. Many pursue it into … [Read more]

JULY 2,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 2,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY SPIRITUAL HEALTH  When the spiritual malady is overcome, we straighten out mentally and physically. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 64 It is very difficult for me to come to terms with my spiritual … [Read more]

JULY 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY "I feel myself a useful member of the human race at last.  I have something to contribute to humanity, since I am peculiarly qualified, as a fellow-sufferer, to give aid and comfort to those … [Read more]

JULY 4,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 4,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Inspiration From "This Spirit Touch": "At some time, perhaps in a more moderate way, nearly everyone has experienced this spirit touch of God, the fleeting feeling of insight, love, joy, and … [Read more]

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]

Some posts from Chuck D.

The only intrinsic evil is lack of love.  --John Robinson When we have feelings of guilt or self-hate, we have spiritual problems. It is a time to turn to our program for help. In the early stages of recovery we may, at times, feel more shameful … [Read more]

Here’s some more from Chuck D.

THE PARENTS WHO DRUGGED US.  The other day I was in an old farmhouse in the adjoining county and someone asked me a rhetorical question, 'Why didn't we have a drug problem when you and I were growing up?'  I replied that I had a drug … [Read more]

Heressssss more Chuck D.

"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]