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JAN.18,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.18,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) Man has taken the raw materials of Nature and created works of such beauty and power as to be second only to Nature itself, yet only an insignificant few have contributed … [Read more]

JAN.17,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.17,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Columbus is the only man on record who didn’t know where he was going when he set sail,  didn’t know where he was when he got there,  and didn’t know where he had been … [Read more]

JAN.16,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.16,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The mind of man is unable to approximate the  untold millions of dollars that have been spent  by us alcoholics in that futile chase after happiness, only to find that … [Read more]

JAN.15,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.15,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   George Washington is often credited with being America’s first millionaire, yet few people are aware of this fact. He left a heritage so much richer politically, … [Read more]

JAN.5,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear friends, Warmest greetings to you, this first week of the New Year. A poem that for me speaks to what I feel we need in this world - calor humano is how we say it in Spanish. Human warmth. Kindness. The recognition of of shared humanity, … [Read more]

JAN.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) In AA, no man is the official mouthpiece of the Movement.  No one person represents AA officially.  Here you find a God of your own understanding;  when you talk, you … [Read more]

JAN.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) In AA, no man is the official mouthpiece of the Movement.  No one person represents AA officially.  Here you find a God of your own understanding;  when you talk, you … [Read more]

JAN.13,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.13,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Exactly what is AA worth to you? Have you ever figured that out? Make a written list sometime of the benefits your have derived from your sobriety. Try hard to make an … [Read more]

JAN.12,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.12,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS  DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950) If the price we paid when we took a drink was the only price we had to pay, it would not be too expensive. It was the terrible price we had to pay after the drinks … [Read more]

JAN.11,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.11,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) We are very apt to travel in the direction we are headed.  Even the brightest of sunshiny days appears overcast if we wear black glasses. If we enter a restaurant by … [Read more]

DEC.2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS

DEC.2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS I found a big book in jail and I wanted to take it with me but it had the jaill stamp in it. Anonymous  ========================== If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, … [Read more]

DEC.30,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear friends, Most of you on this email list may not have been directly exposed to the wars presently being waged on the planet. I mention this because while many of us wish us a happy new year we may not even conceive that a happy new year could be … [Read more]

JAN.10,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.10,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) If we deny the fatherhood of God and our divine relationship to Him and each other, then we are but animated pieces of clay, each one independent of and unconnected with … [Read more]

JAN.9,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.9,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   We are all familiar with that class of people who have a drinking problem; they know they have it and they know that they can do nothing about it themselves. They also … [Read more]

JAN.8,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.8,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) Our great triumph was not because of our victory over alcohol, but because of our complete defeat. It was only when we were beaten to our knees that we sought the only help … [Read more]

JAN.7,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JAN.7,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Our sobriety is dead-serious.  It has to be, to work at all.  With it we can retain all we now have,  and the limits to which we can add to  it are circumscribed only … [Read more]