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AUGUST 29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS 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 … [Read more]

AUGUST 28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   In AA, we must of necessity make the best use of our time.  The hours must be allocated to our various affairs in proportion to their importance.  We now have so … [Read more]

AUGUST 27,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 27,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Humility has been the hardest of all the virtues to acquire for many of us. Few of us know what it actually is. Many have it and think they don’t; many don’t have it … [Read more]

AUGUST 26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) One day we were practicing alcoholics,  then in 24 hours we were on the Program – arrested cases.   Was it because one day we were weak and  spineless and the next … [Read more]

AUGUST 25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Last year I attended the Southeastern Convention at Miami Beach,  and I had a grand time. Yet I do not recall, offhand,  the name of a single speaker I … [Read more]

AUGUST 24,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 24,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Life is not a succession of days on earth, but rather it is an accumulation of experiences. Days are simply time locations where experiences transpired. The day on … [Read more]

AUGUST 11,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

AUGUST 11,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA   Honolulu folks --> Join us for an evening with a special guest teacher tomorrow, Thursday 8/11/16, at our place, 3241 Alani Drive, in Manoa, at the usual time: 6 to 7:30 PM. If you have a meditation … [Read more]

AUGUST 23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The poor old drunk has ever had to face the wrath  of the law and an indignant world.  Lectures, threats, jail sentences, booby hatches  and asylums have proven … [Read more]

AUGUST 22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The spoke that is on top of the wheel will be,  in half a revolution, on the bottom and in the mud.  Another half turn and it will be on the top again.   The … [Read more]

AUGUST 21,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 21,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   It is not possible for man to live without emotions,  and all emotions are passions. Emotions are as good as our control over them. Even those which we look upon … [Read more]

AUGUST 20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   In all great emergencies, people instinctively  turn to the man who has complete control of all his faculties.  Few indeed are the difficulties that we can fight … [Read more]

AUGUST 19,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 19,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   We alcoholics feared loneliness as much as anything else on earth. Even the companionship of the bull pen was preferable to being alone. The quality of our company … [Read more]

AUGUST 18,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 18,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) Frequently we are asked, “Why waste your money on that guy? He’s a phony if ever I saw one.” We have all heard this and often it was true but, after all, the monetary … [Read more]

AUGUST 17,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 17,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Suspicion, and its first cousin, jealousy,  are the world’s most bitter poisons.  They are compounded from surmise,  rumor and malicious gossip and are  mixed … [Read more]

AUGUST 16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Those of us who have our drinking tamed do not necessarily have our thinking or our actions under control. We are not under control until all our actions are under … [Read more]

AUGUST 15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   In our drinking days, we had sufficient knowledge to know that there was a better way of living. But it was beyond our wildest imaginings that such a life was … [Read more]