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NOV.23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) When the wife would take me to task in my drinking days, I would soon show her who was boss of the establishment. I would tell her in no uncertain terms that,  “When I … [Read more]

NOV.22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.22,2016 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 … [Read more]

NOV.21,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.21,2016 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 weak … [Read more]

NOV.17,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

NOV.17,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA Dear friends,   The Washington Post reported the other day that   “Since Election Day, there has been a spike in racist and intimidation incidents across the country. At least three organizations have … [Read more]

NOV.20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.20,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   All things in life are relative. Without night, there would be no day; without evil, there would be no good; without sorrow, there would be no joy.   Drunk or sober, … [Read more]

NOV.19,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.19,2016 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]

NOV.9,2016 MINDFUL MEETING IN MANOA

Dear friends, It’s clear from the election, and its result last night, that we are living in a divided nation, with distrust, fear, and animosity at alarming levels. One of the great challenges we face in life is dealing with disappointment and … [Read more]

NOV.18,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.18,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Many of us would have been ready to do something  about our drinking problem years before we did,  except for the obstinate determination not to allow the … [Read more]

NOV.17,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.17,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) When we alcoholics arrived at that point in our  drinking careers that we commonly call “our bottom;” when difficulties were pouring in from every side;  when there … [Read more]

NOV.16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS   DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   To pity distress is a natural human characteristic, except in the case of the poor drunk.  The hospitals want no part of him. He brought it on himself and, … [Read more]

NOV.15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Somewhere we read that alcoholics made their own bedlam and then lied out of it. This has not been our experience. We made our own bedlam, it is true, but unfortunately … [Read more]

NOV.14,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.14,2016 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 … [Read more]

NOV.13,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.13,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The cry of the single word “Help” will bring more people to your rescue than a long and eloquent oration of your needs. If the God of your understanding is a personal … [Read more]

NOV.12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   We are all serving a term here on earth,  and it is a tough rap for we are not only  serving a life term but we are condemned to death in the end.  We can get some … [Read more]

NOV.11,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.11,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   There is no man alive who is a bigger fool than he who knows everything – even God can’t teach such a one. This characteristic is common among alcoholics, and … [Read more]

NOV.10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

NOV.10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES        Eye Opener (1950)   Famous Last Words: “If I had one more drink, I could cut off.” “Lord, get me off this one and I’ll never touch another drop.” “A glass of beer won’t hurt me.” “I’m … [Read more]