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OCT.15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   By the grace of God, we alcoholics have acquired certain characteristics that have made us beneficial to the earth. We have become, in fact, the salt of the … [Read more]

OCT.14,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.14,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The poor old drunk has ever had to face the wrath  of the law and an indignant world.  Lectures, threats, jail sentences, booby hatches  and asylums have proven to … [Read more]

OCT.12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Everyone agrees that excessive drinking is an evil.  The alcoholic is convinced that for him it is a necessary evil.  He thinks he would surely die if he didn’t … [Read more]

OCT.11,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.11,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   There is such an abundance of religions, sects, creeds and cults that it is little wonder that many thousands of non-alcoholics have thrown up their hands in … [Read more]

SEPT. 2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS ( WHAT I HEARD)

HEARD SEPT. 2016 AT MEETINGS (NOT WHAT WAS SAID BUT WHAT I HEARD)     And that's how it started                     The history of AA using the Serenity Prayer Just before Ruth Hock (AA's 1st secretary) left, a news clipping whose content was … [Read more]

SISTER IGNACIA

SISTER IGNACIA A startingly large number of AAs, if asked to name the person who had been the greatest help to them in achieving sobriety, would name a nonalcoholic, Sister Mary Ignatia of the Roman Catholic order of the Sisters of Charity of St. … [Read more]

SEPT.29,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

SEPT.29,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA   Honolulu folks --> Join us for meditation tonight Thursday 9/2916, 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]

OCT.10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Charity would be absolute foolishness if this life was the beginning and ending of all things. If there were no closer relationship between men than between animals, … [Read more]

OCT.9,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.9,2016 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. Just … [Read more]

OCT.8,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.8,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The aim of AA is not Sobriety but Happy Sobriety. The most effective and, incidentally, the soberest group, is the happiest group. It is possible that you can’t speak at … [Read more]

OCT.7,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.7,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Look back, my friend, on the interminable nights of sweating, shaking, pacing the floor, praying for the dawn, yet dreading what the day would bring. That stretch in the … [Read more]

OCT.6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   The secret of cutting any tree down, regardless of size,  is to hew it one chip at a time.   Men are not put in a position to do great things  until they have … [Read more]

OCT 5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT 5,2016 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]

OCT.4,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

OCT.4,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The AA way of living holds out, for all that will grasp it,  everything that is advantageous to life.  A healthy mind, a healthy body, a healthy soul.  Complete harmony … [Read more]

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]