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OCT. 30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT. 30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   If we think – truly think – our lives will become manageable, and if we thank God who made this thinking possible for us, then our lives are almost sure to remain … [Read more]

OCT. 29,2016OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT. 29,2016OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES         Eye Opener (1950)   If most of us had one wish, we’d wish we hadn’t had it. Most of all, our difficulties in the past resulted from our persistence in doing what we wished. To us … [Read more]

OCT.28, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.28, 2016 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 the … [Read more]

0CT.27, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOT

0CT.27, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS 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 operation, … [Read more]

OCT.26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Reduced to its simplest form, the only true worship is to love God,  and the only way to demonstrate this love is to serve your fellow man.  We in AA show the extent … [Read more]

OCT.25, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.25, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The main objective in talking is to say something, not just anything. Words give a truer picture of a man than does a photograph, for words are reflections of the … [Read more]

OCT.24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Many people in AA take too literally the statement they hear to the effect “we have no initiation fee or dues.”   Alcoholics Anonymous is not free – it costs a … [Read more]

OCT.23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   A deep stab wound must heal from within outward, or fresh tissue would grow over the lip of the wound and prevent the necessary drainage from beneath. Blood poisoning … [Read more]

OCT.22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   In spite of evidence to the contrary,  we still persist in wondering what would happen,  after our several months of sobriety, if we again took a drink.   We … [Read more]

OCT.21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES          Eye Opener (1950)   Beauty that only appeals to the eye is shallow and is of short duration. A thought is only beautiful if it inspires beautiful action. A masterpiece of … [Read more]

OCT.20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   Faith is probably the first natural virtue that the human being acquires.  A baby’s reaction to its mother is different from earliest infancy.  It is an … [Read more]

OCT.19, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.19, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES Eye Opener (1950)   There can be no improvement in the world without  the improvement of the people who constitute it.  There can be no improvement in people unless it  is in improved … [Read more]

OCT.18,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.18,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   In our introduction into AA, we were admonished,  “Easy does it,” in order to guard against the evil  of trying to swallow more than we could digest.  There is so … [Read more]

OCT.17,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.17,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Youth might be termed a zest for living.  As long as we have enthusiasm for living, we are young regardless of years.  Too often the alcoholic has taken so … [Read more]

OCT.13,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear friends, In a Time Magazine article from 2009, Justin Fox writes that after the 9/11 terrorist attacks   “President Bush didn't call for sacrifice. He called for shopping. "Get down to Disney World in Florida," he said. "Take your … [Read more]

OCT.16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Can you imagine a state of mind absolutely free of fear?  It is extremely hard for us who have had Fear, Worry and Uncertainty as constant companions most of our … [Read more]