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SEPT.4,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.4,2016 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]

SEPT.3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.3,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   The very basis of AA is kindness to the suffering alcoholic, but the question often arises as to what is the kind thing to do.  Sometimes we have to do things that … [Read more]

SEPT.2,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.2,2016 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.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

SEPT.1,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Remember those days when we were SMART;  when we knew our way around;  when nobody could tell us what to do;  when we actually felt sorry for the dumb  SOB’s who … [Read more]

AUGUST 16, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

Honolulu folks --> No meditation this week only. This week's mindfulness get-together is cancelled, as our daughter will be leaving to attend college in New York City. We do meet next week, … [Read more]

AUGUST 30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 30,2016 OUR GROUP 23 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 … [Read more]

AUGUST 29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 29,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)  Millions of dollars that have been spent by us alcoholics  in that futile chase after happiness, only to find that  what we purchased was not happiness but … [Read more]

AUGUST 28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 28,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   In AA, we must of necessity make the best use of our time.  The hours must be allocated to our various affairs in proportion to their importance.  We now have so … [Read more]

AUGUST 27,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 27,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Humility has been the hardest of all the virtues to acquire for many of us. Few of us know what it actually is. Many have it and think they don’t; many don’t have it … [Read more]

AUGUST 26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 26,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) One day we were practicing alcoholics,  then in 24 hours we were on the Program – arrested cases.   Was it because one day we were weak and  spineless and the next … [Read more]

AUGUST 25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 25,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Last year I attended the Southeastern Convention at Miami Beach,  and I had a grand time. Yet I do not recall, offhand,  the name of a single speaker I … [Read more]

AUGUST 24,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 24,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Life is not a succession of days on earth, but rather it is an accumulation of experiences. Days are simply time locations where experiences transpired. The day on … [Read more]

AUGUST 11,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

AUGUST 11,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA   Honolulu folks --> Join us for an evening with a special guest teacher tomorrow, Thursday 8/11/16, at our place, 3241 Alani Drive, in Manoa, at the usual time: 6 to 7:30 PM. If you have a meditation … [Read more]

AUGUST 23,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 23,2016 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 … [Read more]

AUGUST 22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 22,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   The spoke that is on top of the wheel will be,  in half a revolution, on the bottom and in the mud.  Another half turn and it will be on the top again.   The … [Read more]

AUGUST 21,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 21,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   It is not possible for man to live without emotions,  and all emotions are passions. Emotions are as good as our control over them. Even those which we look upon … [Read more]