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AUGUST 3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) When we emerge from under our tons of troubles, get back on our feet and begin to live like other folks again, we somehow feel that the world has become a better place … [Read more]

AUGUST 2,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 2,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   It is most fortunate for us arrested alcoholics that we can never know the price we paid for our former dissipation's (sic).   One man received a splendid … [Read more]

AUGUST 1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   We alcoholics devoted a whole lifetime to the pursuit of happiness,  but it was not until we found our fellowship that we had  any success of a permanent … [Read more]

JULY 31,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 31,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   We alcoholics are, in all things, extremists. We either over-indulge or we must abstain entirely. Drinking is not the only field, however, where this characteristic is … [Read more]

JULY 30, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 30, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) Man is the only animal that smiles,  and he is the only one that has need of it.  Not that God provided more for the animal  kingdom than He did for us.  But man, … [Read more]

JULY 29, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 29, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Think back to those days when we would creep off to our dens where we were holed up, and there like animals try to satisfy our appetites alone – so horribly alone. … [Read more]

JULY 28, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 28, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Men may call themselves atheists, agnostics, unbelievers or what have you. But the fact still remains that man must believe in something.   If he thinks his own … [Read more]

JULY 27, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 27, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Too few people can distinguish the difference between  the moderate or social drinker and the compulsive drinker.  In fact, the line is so indistinct that the … [Read more]

JULY 26, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 26, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) It was very hard for us alcoholics to realize that  God has a big world on His hands and that  He has other chores than just to give us rain when we want rain and … [Read more]

JULY 25, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 25, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) Love is as necessary to a human being as sunshine is to a plant. Without it, the soul of man withers, shrivels and dies. Fortunate is the man who has love given to him, … [Read more]

JULY 13, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

JULY 13, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA Honolulu folks --> Join a supportive group of like-minded folks tomorrow, Thursday 7/14/16, for meditation, mindful movement and discussion at our place, 3241 Alani Drive, in Manoa, at the usual time: 6 … [Read more]

JULY 24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Do you want to be happy?  Then go buy that strange kid on the corner a bag of candy.  It may help cause his teeth to decay,  but what’s a tooth between two glad … [Read more]

JULY 23, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   It is not possible to help a man as long as he stands in his own way,  nor can anyone or anything else.   A vast host of drinkers could quit if they could get a job,  but they can’t get a job because they are … [Read more]

JULY 22, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 22, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Jobs are as good or as bad as the mental attitude we have toward them.  No man holds a job but what some other man is envious of him on its account,  and every job … [Read more]

JULY 21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The Program is often referred to as a Selfish Program, and it is primarily that. Jesus of Nazareth told us to “Love our neighbors AS ourselves.” We are supposed to love … [Read more]

JULY 8, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

JULY 8, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA Dear friends,   No one can argue that the current political climate is just more of the same.   Today Bernie Sanders acknowledged that Hillary Clinton in indeed the presumptive Democratic candidate, while we … [Read more]