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OCT.3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   It takes courage, intelligence, initiative and deep emotions to make  a really successful fool. The timid, under-imaginative, cowardly seldom do.   We as alcoholics … [Read more]

OCT.2, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.2, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   When we become fully conscious that we, as men, are spirit primarily, that our bodies are but necessary instruments through which the spirit works, that the mind is … [Read more]

OCT.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The amount of compensation you get for your labors  depends on the value of the currency,  not the denomination of the bills.  A million dollars in Chinese coin would … [Read more]

SEPT.22,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS MEDITATION IN MANOA

Dear friends,   One of the most frequent misunderstandings I hear about meditation practice is that by continued practice we will turn into “non-judging” zombies.  It’s easy to see why one would think this, since mindfulness teaches us to pay … [Read more]

SEPT. 30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT. 30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Columbus is the only man on record who didn’t know where he was going when he set sail,  didn’t know where he was when he got there,  and didn’t know where he … [Read more]

SEPT.29, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.29, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   We veterans of the Alcoholic Wars that raged within ourselves can bear testimony to the  fact that it was only when we called upon  the God of our understanding … [Read more]

SEPT.15,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Honolulu folks --> Join us for meditation tonight Thursday 9/15/16, at our place, 3241 Alani Drive, in Manoa, at the usual time: 6 to 7:30 PM. If you have a meditation cushion please bring; if not, no worries. The front door opens … [Read more]

SEPT.28, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.28, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   If you were asked to give a definition of the AA Program,  you could probably come no closer than to say it is a Thinking Program.   Underlying the whole … [Read more]

SEPT.27, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.27, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   With fiery zeal we devote much energy to going through the motions of living AA. We speak on every occasion we are invited,  we rush ourselves dizzy carrying the … [Read more]

SEPT. 26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT. 26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   If you are one of those who think they are unable  to speak at meetings, or to do a little Twelve Step work,  then give a try at some other AA activity.  If you … [Read more]

SEPT.25, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.25, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   "STRANGE MAN   Lose confidence in human ways and you win confidence in higher actions. Do this by seeing contradictions in others that they never see in themselves. For example, a … [Read more]

SEPT.24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) To us alcoholics who were prone to give meanings to words  that were not intended by the speaker, words are particularly lethal weapon. In our drinking days we … [Read more]

SEPT.23, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.23, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   In our drinking days, there was no humor in  the world except that doubtful brand we  heard around the bars.  It is certainly true that we took our … [Read more]

SEPT.22 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.22 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The educated person knows things,  but the wise man knows people.  It is not possible to know life without knowing the individuals that make up the world.   A … [Read more]

SEPT.21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) We in AA have many religious affiliations,  and there are some of us who contend that AA is all the religion they need. Yet this fact remains: the spiritual facts … [Read more]

SEPT.8,2016 MINDFUL MEDITATION IN MANOA

SEPT.8,2016 MINDFUL MEDITATION IN MANOA   Honolulu folks --> Join us for meditation tonight, Thursday 9/8/16, at our place, 3241 Alani Drive, in Manoa, at the usual time: 6 to 7:30 PM. If you have a meditation cushion please bring; if not, no … [Read more]