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JULY 17,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 17,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “I have come to believe that hard times are not just meaningless suffering and that something good might turn up at any moment. That's a big change for someone who used to come to in the … [Read more]

JULY 18,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 18,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “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 me, and I can … [Read more]

JULY 19,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 19,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “We have learned that the satisfaction of instincts cannot be the sole aim of our lives.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions ======================== VERNON … [Read more]

JULY 20,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 20,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “First of all, we had to quit playing God. It didn't work.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD “Self-knowledge is the great power by which we comprehend … [Read more]

+MORE FROM CHUCK D.

If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.  --Isaac Bashevis Singer Many of us have the habit of taking a negative outlook on whatever comes along. We don't believe things will work out for us; … [Read more]

JULY 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 11,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY "Remember that we deal with alcohol, cunning, baffling, powerful! Without help it is too much for us. But there is One who has all power that One is God. May you find Him now!" ~Alcoholics … [Read more]

JULY 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 12,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “...one of the primary differences between alcoholics and nonalcoholics is that nonalcoholics change their behavior to meet their goals and alcoholics change their goals to meet their … [Read more]

JULY 13,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 13,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY “First of all, we had to quit playing God. It didn't work.”  ― Alcoholics Anonymous ======================== VERNON HOWARD Tell a man that he is putting on a stage performance in … [Read more]

JULY 14,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 14,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Instead of persisting in drinking, we prefer to figure out, and use, enjoyable ways of living without alcohol. ~Living Sober,  p. 9 ~ ======================== VERNON HOWARD Just … [Read more]

JULY 15,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 15,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY The tides of life flow endlessly for better or worse, both good and bad, and I cannot allow my sobriety to become dependent on these ups and downs of living.  Sobriety must live a life of its … [Read more]

JULY 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 6,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Balance is a difficult thing for everyone, certainly for alcoholics. . . However, I know this: With the program and my God, I have been given tools which I never had while I was drinking, that … [Read more]

JULY 7,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 7,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Defiance "As psychiatrists have often observed, defiance is the outstanding characteristic of many an alcoholic. When we encountered A.A., the fallacy of our defiance was revealed. At no time … [Read more]

JULY 8,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 8,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY "How many of us would presume to declare, 'Well, I'm sober and I'm happy. What more can I want, or do? I'm fine the way I am.' We know that the price of such self-satisfaction is an inevitable … [Read more]

JULY 9,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 9,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY   "Most of us sense that real tolerance of other people´s shortcomings and viewpoints and a respect for their opinions are attitudes which make us more useful to others." Alcoholics … [Read more]

JULY 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 10,2018 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILY Next day found the prospect more receptive.  He had been thinking it over.  'Maybe you're right,' he said. 'God ought to be able to do anything.'  Then he added, 'He sure didn't do much for me … [Read more]

Chuck D.

HE STILL HAD TIME BY Larry R.   On looking back he had to think, how could he be so dumb He never had to pause or fear, he's only having fun He told himself he's like the rest, they drink just like I do So why was he the only one can't stop with … [Read more]