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JUNE 23,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JUNE 23,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Before the philosophy or theory of AA was ever committed to writing in the “Big Book,” it was devised by the Founders after many trials and errors, after many … [Read more]

JUNE 22, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   The man who has the greatest trouble in getting  our program is frequently the man who is above  the average in education.  He tries to open the door to our philosophy of  living with his Phi Beta Kappa … [Read more]

JUNE 9,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Honolulu folks --> Join a supportive group of like-minded folks tonight 6/916, 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]

JUNE 21,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The truly great man can afford to be humble,  for hundreds of others are exalting him.  You have only one horn to blow and other  people can’t toot it if you are eternally tooting it yourself.   The proud man is … [Read more]

JUNE 20,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Alcoholics are by nature the great “I AM.” We work ourselves into a lather in doing AA work,  and sometimes we are rewarded with a degree  of success and we begin to puff up like a pouter pigeon,  forgetting we … [Read more]

JUNE 19,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   In our drinking days, most of us entertained frequent ideas about suicide,  but we did nothing about it because we either lacked the nerve, lost our ability to make and carry through any decision or we still had … [Read more]

JUNE 18, 2016 OF 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, clouds will occasionally appear on the horizon, … [Read more]

JUNE 17,2016 OUR GROUP 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 and indecisive man can always tell you exactly … [Read more]

JUNE 16,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Reduced to its simplest form, the only true worship is to love God,  and the only way to demonstrate this love is to serve your fellow man.   We in AA show the extent of our moral growth in the extent of our service … [Read more]

JUNE 15,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950) For a person to attempt to live apart from this  world is as useless as for a drop of water to  live apart from the ocean. God put everything in this world,  and He takes nothing out.  To endeavor to withdraw from … [Read more]

JUNE 14,2016 OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   A split second separates the past, the present and the future. The course of history has been altered in a moment of decision on the part of one man. Inventions that have revolutionized our mode of living may have … [Read more]

JUNE 13,2015 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The sooner we alcoholics realize the fact that sobriety by itself is not enough to insure real living, the better off we will be.    For us to emerge from our shell and then cease all growth is to stagnate, and … [Read more]

JUNE 2,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Honolulu folks --> Join a supportive group of like-minded folks tonight 6/216, 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]

JUNE 12, OUR GROUP OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) Is revenge really sweet? Some louse has offended you,  so you get even, thus offending him and becoming a louse yourself.   Do you really want revenge? Then do the guy a favor.  It will hurt him deep down in his … [Read more]

JUNE 11, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Life has been hard on us, but most of it was made hard by ourselves.  The hard life, however, taught us much: it strengthened our muscles;  it broadened our experiences. We are better men because of it.  We … [Read more]

JUNE 10,2015 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) We know from past experiences that we actually invited all our troubles to enter our lives.  We left the door wide open for them.  Getting sober does not necessarily mean we have closed all the doors,  for some … [Read more]