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DEC.6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DEC.6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Few of us who are successfully working the AA Program have  failed to notice the almost immediate influence our sobriety has brought about,  not only in our homes and … [Read more]

DEC.5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DEC.5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   So many times we have seen the practicing alcoholic helped over a period of months and even years and, each time someone labored over him, they were rewarded by failure … [Read more]

DEC.4,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DEC.4,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   As it is almost impossible to remain entirely anonymous,  our membership carries with it grave responsibility.   Once we were drunks, and we “ain’t any … [Read more]

DEC.3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DEC.3,2016 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]

DEC.2,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DEC.2,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   As startling as this may sound to some members, AA has no first-, second- or third-class memberships. A sober member is in good standing if he has been dry for … [Read more]

DEC.1,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Dear friends, Almost everyone who sits down to meditate is amazed by how much thinking suddenly seems to happen. Even though we try to focus our attention on our breath or body sensations, we are interrupted by a torrent of ideas, memories, and … [Read more]

NOV/2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS ( BELOW IS A GOOD FRIEND WHO i ASK TO PRINT HIS SENDOUT)

Another trip around the Sun Sober on Thanksgiving Day… 25 NOV 2016 Happy Sober Thanksgiving from Shenyang; China everyone.   36 years ago today; it had snowed 7 inches in Western Kentucky the cold wind blew across and off the Ohio River from … [Read more]

DEC.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DEC.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   The troubles of the backwoods mountaineer are just as big and just as numerous to him as yours are to you. They seldom crack up mentally, however, because they have … [Read more]

NOV.24,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

 Dear friends, In this post-election national day of giving thanks, some of us might find ourselves gathered around a table with people we may feel a distant from due to differences in opinions and views.  I am grateful today for the insight and … [Read more]

NOV.30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES      Eye Opener (1950) The only way that AA can be considered a Reform is in the fact that  our way of living is the result of a reformation in our thinking.   Our new pattern of action is … [Read more]

NOV.29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) It is almost a general rule that no one achieves in life what they planned in their youth.  The great ambitions of our teens never seem to materialize.   In spite of … [Read more]

NOV.28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   You cannot sell a man a bill of goods without selling yourself. This is the experience of all those who speak at meetings or attempt to carry the message to … [Read more]

NOV.27 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.27 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The dollar is worth but about half its value of only a few years ago.  Capital gains taxes have depreciated all properties by 25 percent.  Moneys invested in stocks and bonds … [Read more]

NOV.26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES         Eye Opener (1950)   Promises, vows, pledges, resolutions, doctors, preachers, priests, psychologists, psychiatrists, hospitals, judges, jails, jitter-joints, in fact everything, but … [Read more]

NOV.25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   “God created the world and God saw everything  He had made and, behold, it was very good.”  He gave man dominion over the world and we have badly fouled it … [Read more]

NOV.24,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.24,2016 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]