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JUNE 2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS

JUNE 2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS   To all of my friends out there.I realized while a former house-wife was sharing at the 12 Coconuts that the lives we lived were mundane and that our stories in and of themselves must be, considering where we have come … [Read more]

JULY 11,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 11,2016 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]

Tibetan Buddhist Monk Teaching this Thursday 6/30/16

Visiting Tibetan Buddhist Monk Teaching this Thursday 6/30/16   -On Thursday, June 30 2016 we are very happy to be hosting an evening with Chamtrul Rinpoche, who will be leading our evening meditation and giving a talk on a powerful meditation … [Read more]

JULY 10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The fortunes amassed by the Carnegies, the Mellons, the Fords and the Rockefellers have been largely diverted to the welfare of man generally, yet their pooled … [Read more]

JULY 9,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 9,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Each of us has only so many hours to live, and we  alcoholics have wasted far too many of them in the past.   New men, by the thousands, are crowding our … [Read more]

JULY 8,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 8,2016 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 that … [Read more]

JULY 7,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 7,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS   DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) We alcoholics are obstinate people.  We drank all the more because people told us we couldn’t;  when they said we were drunken sots and were hopeless,  then we … [Read more]

JULY 6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) To follow the letter of the law is not enough.  You can be moral without difficulty in “solitary.”   Do not let your morality be simply restraining and abstaining. Be … [Read more]

JULY 5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) We have finally found a way to foil alcohol simply by refusing to look upon it as a beverage and rather as something to which we are allergic. We have found that we don’t … [Read more]

JULY 5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 5, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) We have finally found a way to foil alcohol simply by refusing to look upon it as a beverage and rather as something to which we are allergic. We have found that we don’t … [Read more]

JULY 4,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 4,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Until man looks upon the face of God,  he cannot – with his limited faculties – know God.  We can and do not know some of His attributes  as He has disclosed them … [Read more]

JUNE 23,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Honolulu folks –> Join a supportive group of like-minded folks tonight 6/23/1616, for meditation, mindful movement and discussion at our place, 3241 Alani Drive, in Manoa, at the usual time: 6 to 7:30 PM. If you have a meditation cushion please … [Read more]

JULY 3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) Many of us came into AA either in middle life or beyond and feel that with our reasonable life expectancy,  it is practically impossible to atone for our previous … [Read more]

JULY 2, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 2, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Out in the world we brush elbows with men but, in solitude, we learn intimately about God and ourselves. Great truths are only born in solitary thought, never in crowded … [Read more]

JULY 1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) The span of human life is such a small part of eternity that the length of your life, whether it be 20 years or 100, is of no moment. Yet the lifespan of some men has, … [Read more]

JUNE 30, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JUNE 30, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   We come into AA and are told that we should endeavor to establish a conscious contact with our God as we understand Him; that we should, through prayer and … [Read more]