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NOV.13,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.13,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Give Thanks  Though I still find it difficult to accept today's pain and anxiety with any great degree of serenity - as those more advanced in the spiritual life seem able to do - I can give … [Read more]

NOV.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY "We alcoholics are sensitive people.  It takes some of us a long time to outgrow that serious handicap." Alcoholics Anonymous 4th Edition The Family Afterward, pg. … [Read more]

Nov.9,2017 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear Friends, It’s been a year now since Trump was elected president. No matter what your party affiliation, this year-old administration has caused many to feel trepidation and uncertainty about the future. In his farewell address to the nation … [Read more]

NOV.12,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.12,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY All-Encompassing From "The Whole Company of . . ." "I was born an Anglican (Church of England), and the following crops up in one of our services (perhaps in the services of other … [Read more]

NOV.11,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.11,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Choices: From "The Seed of God": "But my spiritual growth became stronger from the experiences of others.  It was explained to me that I could freely choose a God of my understanding.  At … [Read more]

NOV.10,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.10,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Virtues  "We of A.A. are apt to brag of the virtues of our fellowship. Let us remember that none of these are earned virtues. We have been forced into them, to begin with, by the cruel lash of … [Read more]

The Fundamentals–In Retrospect –  Dr. Bob

AA Grapevine  September 1948     The Fundamentals--In Retrospect -  Dr. Bob   THE feeling that one belongs to and has a definite personal part in the work of a growing and spiritually prospering organization for the release of the alcoholics … [Read more]

NOV.9,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.9,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Sponsorship  "No satisfaction has been deeper and no joy greater than in a Twelfth Step job well done. To watch the eyes of men and women open with wonder as they move from darkness into light, … [Read more]

NOV.8,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.8,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Under All Conditions: From: "The Acid Test" As we work the first nine Steps, we prepare ourselves for the adventure of a new life. But when we approach Step Ten we commence to put our … [Read more]

NOV.7,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.7,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Beginning:From "Tightrope": "My sponsor was a living damper on my intolerance. But even more, he told me that it would be all right for me to doubt God, that A.A. was not a religious program and, … [Read more]

WHY WE WERE CHOSEN

WHY WE WERE CHOSEN   God in His wisdom selected this group of men and women to be the purveyors of His goodness. In selecting them through whom to bring about this phenomenon He went not to the proud, the mighty, the famous or the brilliant. He … [Read more]

NOV.6,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.6,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Model: From "The Man Who Mastered Fear": "Poor health and a complete lack of money necessitated my remaining with Dr. Bob and Anne for very close to a year. It would be impossible for me to … [Read more]

NOV.5,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.5,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY "THE ACID TEST"  As we work the first nine Steps, we prepare ourselves for the adventure of a new life. But when we approach Step Ten we commence to put our A.A. way of living to practical … [Read more]

NOV.4,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.4,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Spiritually Fit  Assuming we are spiritually fit, we can do all sorts of things alcoholics are not supposed to do. People have said we must not go where liquor is served; we must not have … [Read more]

NOV.3,2017 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear Friends, Understanding all the main teachings of Buddhism can be a challenging undertaking. I have met several people who have dedicated their entire adult lives to studying the sutras in their original languages.  While their ability to … [Read more]

OCTOBER 2015 HEARD AT MEETINGS

If you don't do nothing today you're not going to be getting nothing tomorrow.  Anonymous ===================  When I was a little boy and little old ladies  with see me coming they would clutch their purses.  Anonymous  =================== So … [Read more]