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MAY 19,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 19,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Awakening From Fear of Fear": "As we walked back through the hall, I, for the first time in my life, said to another human being, 'I'm having trouble with my drinking too.' She took me … [Read more]

MAY 20,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 20,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Rapture From "Total Surrender": "What has always impressed me most about the program and myself is the constant, continuing challenge to try recapturing some of the true and honest … [Read more]

MAY 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     SURRENDERING SELF-WILL  Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.  TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 34  No matter how much one … [Read more]

MAY 7,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 7,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     "We feel that elimination of our drinking is but a beginning.  A much more important demonstration of our principles lies  before us in our respective homes, occupations and … [Read more]

MAY 8,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 8,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY      The matter of will (self-will or God's will) is the more difficult part of the Step for me. It is only when I have experienced enough emotional pain, through failed attempts to fix … [Read more]

MAY 9,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 9,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Substitute From "Stay Sober on Love": "The things I thought I needed for so many  years no longer seem important,  now that I have become aware of the spiritual resources God has given … [Read more]

MAY 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     The Light  "To what extent I was personally responsible for my drinking, I don't know. Yet I'm not one to take complete refuge in the idea that I was a sick man only. In earlier years, I … [Read more]

MAY 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Powerlessness Step Three: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. "Isn't it true that in all matters touching upon alcohol, each of … [Read more]

MAY 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     GOOD ORDERLY DIRECTION  It is when we try to make our will conform with God's that we begin to use it rightly. To all of us, this was a most wonderful revelation. Our whole trouble had … [Read more]

MAY 13,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 13,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Step Three opens the door to the rest of the program. When I ask God for guidance I know that whatever happens is the best possible situation, things are exactly as they are supposed to … [Read more]

MAY 14,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 14,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Truth, the Liberator How truth makes us free is something that we A.A.'s can well understand. It cut the shackles that once bound us to alcohol. It continues to release us from conflicts … [Read more]

MAY 15,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 15,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Renew Your Effort "Though I know how hurt and sorry you must be after this slip, please do not worry about a temporary loss of your inner peace. As calmly as you can, just renew your … [Read more]

APRIL 2018 HEARD AT MEETINGS

I remember when I was 15 years old and it was my first meeting,  I was living on Maui, homeless, and as I started to walk away  from the meeting someone said to me you don't have to leave we're here for … [Read more]

MAY 1,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 1,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Meditation  "Perhaps one of the greatest rewards of meditation and prayer is the sense of belonging that comes to us. We no longer live in a completely hostile world. We are no longer … [Read more]

MAY 2,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 2,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY     Free of Dependence I asked myself, "Why can't the Twelve Steps work to release me from this unbearable depression?" By the hour, I stared at the St. Francis Prayer: "It is better to … [Read more]

MAY 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

MAY 3,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Righteous Indignation "The positive value of righteous indignation is theoretical - especially for alcoholics. It leaves every one of us open to the rationalization that we may be as angry … [Read more]