Sobriety in HawaiiMeet Ron

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]

OCT.23,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.23,2017 OUR GROUP 24 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Meetings "Sobriety and a plan for living that produces a personality change and a spiritual awakening are imperative. Through A.A., many receive the needed change and awakening just by … [Read more]

OCT.22,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.22,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Demonstration "Men and women who use alcohol as an escape are not the only ones who are afraid of life, hostile to the world, fleeing from it into loneliness. Millions who are not … [Read more]

OCT.21,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.21,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Searching for the Positives From: "Changing Beliefs"  Slowly and painfully, I became aware of myself. I began to see it wasn't true that I didn't believe in … [Read more]

Moral Inventory 

Moral Inventory  Here are some things we can ask ourselves. You can rate yourself 1 - 10 for each, 1 representing No success in that area and 10 means that you are having habitual success. How am I doing in each of the following … [Read more]

Victory for ‘Valve Turners’ as Judge Allows ‘Necessity Defense’ for Climate Trial

Victory for 'Valve Turners' as Judge Allows 'Necessity Defense' for Climate Trial https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/10/17/victory-valve-turners-judge-allows-necessity-defense-climate-trial Published … [Read more]

OCT.20,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.20,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY LOVE WITHOUT STRINGS  Practical experience shows that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. … [Read more]

OCT. 19,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT. 19,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Right Living "Service, gladly rendered, obligations squarely met, troubles well accepted or solved with God's help, the knowledge that at home or in the world outside we are partners in a … [Read more]

OCT.18,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.18,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY When I talk with a newcomer to A.A., my past looks me straight in the face. I see the pain in those hopeful eyes, I extend my hand, and then the miracle happens: I become healed. My problems … [Read more]

OCT.17,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.17,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Neither Dependence nor Self-Sufficiency When we insisted, like infants, that people protect and take care of us or that the world owed us a living, then the result was unfortunate. The … [Read more]

OCT.16,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.16,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Miracles "How can they rise out of such misery, bad repute and hopelessness? The practical answer is that since these things have happened among us, they can happen with you. Should you wish … [Read more]

OCT.15,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.15,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Comfort  "When I am feeling depressed, I repeat to myself statements such as these: 'Pain is the touchstone of progress.' . . .'Fear no evil.' . . .'This, too, will pass.' . . .'This … [Read more]