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NOV/2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS ( BELOW IS A GOOD FRIEND WHO i ASK TO PRINT HIS SENDOUT)

Another trip around the Sun Sober on Thanksgiving Day… 25 NOV 2016 Happy Sober Thanksgiving from Shenyang; China everyone.   36 years ago today; it had snowed 7 inches in Western Kentucky the cold wind blew across and off the Ohio River from … [Read more]

DEC.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DEC.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   The troubles of the backwoods mountaineer are just as big and just as numerous to him as yours are to you. They seldom crack up mentally, however, because they have … [Read more]

NOV.24,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

 Dear friends, In this post-election national day of giving thanks, some of us might find ourselves gathered around a table with people we may feel a distant from due to differences in opinions and views.  I am grateful today for the insight and … [Read more]

NOV.30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES      Eye Opener (1950) The only way that AA can be considered a Reform is in the fact that  our way of living is the result of a reformation in our thinking.   Our new pattern of action is … [Read more]

NOV.29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) It is almost a general rule that no one achieves in life what they planned in their youth.  The great ambitions of our teens never seem to materialize.   In spite of … [Read more]

NOV.28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   You cannot sell a man a bill of goods without selling yourself. This is the experience of all those who speak at meetings or attempt to carry the message to … [Read more]

NOV.27 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.27 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The dollar is worth but about half its value of only a few years ago.  Capital gains taxes have depreciated all properties by 25 percent.  Moneys invested in stocks and bonds … [Read more]

NOV.26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES         Eye Opener (1950)   Promises, vows, pledges, resolutions, doctors, preachers, priests, psychologists, psychiatrists, hospitals, judges, jails, jitter-joints, in fact everything, but … [Read more]

NOV.25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   “God created the world and God saw everything  He had made and, behold, it was very good.”  He gave man dominion over the world and we have badly fouled it … [Read more]

NOV.24,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.24,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   We alcoholics devoted a whole lifetime to the pursuit of happiness,  but it was not until we found our fellowship that we had  any success of a permanent … [Read more]

NOV.23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) When the wife would take me to task in my drinking days, I would soon show her who was boss of the establishment. I would tell her in no uncertain terms that,  “When I … [Read more]

NOV.22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Love is as necessary to a human being as sunshine is to a plant. Without it, the soul of man withers, shrivels and dies. Fortunate is the man who has love given to … [Read more]

NOV.21,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.21,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   "STRANGE MAN   Lose confidence in human ways and you win confidence in higher actions. Do this by seeing contradictions in others that they never see in themselves. For example, a weak … [Read more]

NOV.17,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

NOV.17,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA Dear friends,   The Washington Post reported the other day that   “Since Election Day, there has been a spike in racist and intimidation incidents across the country. At least three organizations have … [Read more]

NOV.20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   All things in life are relative. Without night, there would be no day; without evil, there would be no good; without sorrow, there would be no joy.   Drunk or sober, … [Read more]

NOV.19,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.19,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) Man is the only animal that smiles,  and he is the only one that has need of it.  Not that God provided more for the animal  kingdom than He did for us.  But man, … [Read more]