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OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 24,2016

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) Millions of dollars that have been spent by us alcoholics in that futile chase after happiness, only to find that what we purchased was not happiness but misery, want, illness and despair.By calling off the hunt, by … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 23,2016

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) It is very noticeable that most of the great religious teachers or prophets prescribed nothing but a code of morals and ethics. All their teachings were characterized by an almost complete lack of formal religious … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 22,2016

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) When we become fully conscious that we, as men, are spirit primarily, that our bodies are but necessary instruments through which the spirit works, that the mind is not a collection of brain cells but is actually a … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 21,2016

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) How many times have we postponed that call to the guy we sensed needed us? We felt that he didn’t phone us just to “shoot the breeze.” True, he didn’t come right out and call for help, and we did have something else … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 20

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) No man ever lived without a God of some kind. If it was not the God of Abraham or of the Christian conception, it was the sun, or Nature, or thunder or mythical gods. It was golden images or idols of wood, and to some it … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 19,2016

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 materially in this work. For the most part, man … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016 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]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016 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]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 17,2016

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 17 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) When God makes a tree, it is exactly the species,  size and shape He intended it to be. Nothing the tree can do will alter it in the slightest degree. God, however, in … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 16,2016

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) We have finally found a way to foil alcohol simply by refusing to look upon it as a beverage and rather as something to which we are allergic. We have found that we don’t have to drink; we have demonstrated that we can … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 16,2016

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 16,2016 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) We have finally found a way to foil alcohol simply by refusing  to look upon it as a beverage and rather as something to which we are allergic.  We have found that we … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 15,2016

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS APRIL 15,2016 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) Few of us have any real direction to our conduct.  We live from day to day, taking care of our problems as they arise,  and this is sound AA advice as regards our … [Read more]

Let Us Not Conclude Let Us Not Conclude Some Reflections on the Specificity of This Teaching by Henri Tracol

Let Us Not Conclude Some Reflections on the Specificity of This Teaching by Henri Tracol If specificity means what is “unique” in Gurdjieff’s teaching, let us quickly set aside a possible preliminary misunderstanding: “specificity” is not … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 14,2016

DAILIES "Every spiritual step must be accompanied by the willingness and the appearance of feeling foolish. There is no escape from the prison of your old acquired self without a deliberate,  consistent willingness to appear foolish … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 13,2016

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 13,2016   DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) The relationship of hours to a lifetime is comparable  to the relationship of bricks to a house.  Every brick that is laid must be a separate and distinct … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 12,2016

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 12,2016 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) Life is too short even if we live the whole of it to its fullest,  but we alcoholics have wasted so many years of our lives that we must now double our efforts if … [Read more]