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NOV.3,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.3,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Best of Intentions Step Eleven: Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the … [Read more]

NOV.2,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.2,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY The Pervasive "We" From: "He Lived Only To Drink"   More important, I came to believe that I cannot do this alone. From childhood, despite the love I experienced, I had never let people, … [Read more]

NOV.1,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.1,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Emotional Sobriety "If we examine every disturbance we have, great or small, we will find at the root of it some unhealthy dependency and its consequent unhealthy demand. Let us, with God's … [Read more]

True to Ourselves 

Several years ago I shared this because "To Thine Own Self Be True" is on many of the chips given out. Some may not know the true origin of the quote. Thought would resend. In Fellowship Chuck D. True to Ourselves  This above all: to thine … [Read more]

OCT.31,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOT

OCT.31,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Gratitude "Another exercise that I practice is to try for a full inventory of my blessings and then for a right acceptance of the many gifts that are mine - both temporal and spiritual. . … [Read more]

MY NINTH STEP ACTIONS

Today I had a wonderful offer to become a member of the Assistance league, a nonprofit that focuses on young people, children whose family might be in distress, homeless, single parent, or other situations that might create life problems for young … [Read more]

OCT.30,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.30,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   YESTERDAY'S BAGGAGE  For the wise have always known that no one can make much of his life until self-searching becomes a regular habit, until he is able to admit and accept what he … [Read more]

Neal Milner: Pointers For When You’re Stuck Talking Politics

Neal Milner: Pointers For When You’re Stuck Talking Politics These are conversations many of us try to avoid. But when the time comes, you might as well be persuasive. By Neal Milner  / About 18 hours ago     Share5 A month or so ago when my … [Read more]

OCT.29,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.29,2017 OUR GROUP 25 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 … [Read more]

OCT.28,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.28,2017 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]

OCT.26,2017 MINDFUL MEDITATION IN MANOA

Dear Friends, When asked about the fruit of the spiritual life, the 13th century Japanese monk Dogen Zenji replied: “Enlightenment is intimacy with all things.” Mindfulness allows us to intimately see a flower, or watch a sunset, or eat a … [Read more]

OCT.27,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.27,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY I have more than enough to handle today, without dragging along yesterday's baggage too. I must balance today's books, if I am to have a chance tomorrow. So I ask myself if I have erred and … [Read more]

OCT.26,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.26,2017 OUR GROUP 25 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]

A.A./Carl Jung/Rowland Hazard/Ebby Thacher Myths or subjects of Hindsight Quarterbacking

A.A./Carl Jung/Rowland Hazard/Ebby Thacher Myths or subjects of Hindsight Quarterbacking   Dick B. ©2005   The Core of Early A.A.   One of A.A.’s core New York underpinnings, as embodied in the Big Book and Twelve Steps, is the “solution”—a … [Read more]

OCT.25,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.25,2017 OUR GROUP 25 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   "We found that as soon as we were able to lay aside prejudice and express even a willingness to believe in a Power greater than ourselves, we commenced to get results, even though it … [Read more]

OCT.24,2017 OUR GROUP 24 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.24,2017 OUR GROUP 24 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY A "LIMITLESS LODE"  Like a gaunt prospector, belt drawn in over the last ounce of food, our pick struck gold. Joy at our release from a lifetime of frustration knew no bounds. Father feels … [Read more]