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OCT.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.14,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Balance "Most of us must admit that we have loved but a few; that we have been indifferent to the many so long as none of them gave us trouble; and as for the remainder - well, we have … [Read more]

OCT.12, 2017 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear Friends, In talk given recently by the Buddhist meditation teacher Gil Fronsdal on the topic of intention, he noted that “we are the custodians of our own happiness, caretakers of our inner life.” Mindfulness helps us be present for our … [Read more]

OCT.13,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.13,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Restraint  "Our first objective will be the development of self-restraint. This carries a top priority rating. When we speak or act hastily or rashly, the ability to be fair-minded … [Read more]

OCT.12,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.12,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Inward Reality  It is being constantly revealed, as mankind studies the material world, that its outward appearance is not inward reality at all. The prosaic steel girder is a mass of … [Read more]

OCT.11,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.11,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Camel Metaphor From: "As Dr. Bob said"   According to Ed, Dr. Bob would explain prayer by telling how the camels in a caravan would kneel down in the evening, and the men would unload their … [Read more]

OCT.10,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.10,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Working With Others "Life will take on new meaning. To watch people recover, to see them help others, to watch loneliness vanish, to see a fellowship grow up about you, to have a … [Read more]

OCT.9,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.9,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Fellowship "Today, I'm counting my blessings instead of my troubles. When I walked into the friendly atmosphere of my first A.A. meeting, I knew I was where I belonged. Here were … [Read more]

OCT.8,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.8,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Re-examination From: "Educated Agnostic"   That was with me the beginning of a new life. It would be difficult, if not impossible, for me to put into words the change that has taken place in … [Read more]

OCT.7,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.7,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Sole Authority Tradition Two: For our group purpose, there is but one ultimate authority - a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Where does A.A. get its … [Read more]

OCTOBER 5, 2017 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear Friends, This week I would like to address a couple of misconceptions I often hear regarding meditation and one’s emotional life. The first is we meditate to either to get rid of negative emotions, such as anger, or to manufacture positive … [Read more]

OCT.6,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.6,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Not Theorizing From: "How It Works"   Suppose we fall short of the chosen ideal and stumble? Does this mean we are going to get drunk? Some people tell us so. But this is only a half-truth. It … [Read more]

OCT.5,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.5,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Acceptance  "And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation - some fact of my life - unacceptable to … [Read more]

OCT.4,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.4,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Solution  "The tremendous fact for every one of us Is that we have discovered a common solution.   We have a way out on which we can absolutely agree, and upon which we can join in brotherly … [Read more]

September 2017 HEARD AT MEETINGS

Like I said, in the Big Book this man comes out of the cellar coming out of the cellar looking around and saying isn't life Grand?  Not realizing that the people he hurt  by the tornado he created in their … [Read more]

OCT.3,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.3,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   Endless :From "The Central Experience": "I have become more and more aware of the infinite expansion of happiness which is accessible within. The Upanishad, part of the Hindu … [Read more]

OCT.2,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.2,2017 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY A New World  "We have entered the world of the Spirit. Our next function is to grow in understanding and effectiveness. This is not an overnight matter. It should continue for our lifetime. … [Read more]