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AUGUST 16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 16,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Those of us who have our drinking tamed do not necessarily have our thinking or our actions under control. We are not under control until all our actions are under … [Read more]

AUGUST 15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 15,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   In our drinking days, we had sufficient knowledge to know that there was a better way of living. But it was beyond our wildest imaginings that such a life was … [Read more]

AUGUST 14,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSH

AUGUST 14,2016 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]

AUGUST 13,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 13,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The relationship of hours to a lifetime is comparable to the relationship of bricks to a house.  Every brick that is laid must be a separate and distinct … [Read more]

AUGUST 12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Walk In Dry Places No Conditional Sobriety Admission of Powerlessness —   Sobriety in AA is unconditional. This means that there’s never been a reason for drinking, no matter how bad … [Read more]

AUGUST 11,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 11,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) It has always been a source of amusement to observe how belligerent people get in religious controversies, and it is usually true that the less religion they … [Read more]

MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA AUGUST 3,2016

Honolulu folks --> Join us for meditation tomorrow, Thursday 8/4/16, 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 worries. The front door opens at … [Read more]

HEARD AT MEETINGS JULY 2016

HEARD AT MEETING JULY 2016 The alcoholic facade is all smoke and mirrors and lacking of substance. In the void of that meaningless despair is low-end esteem followed by grandiose thinking to mask the feelings of worthlessness. Mundane and … [Read more]

AUGUST 10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 10,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   As a piece of machinery deteriorates faster when standing idle,  so it is with the Soul.   It is a law of Nature that any faculty that is not used is taken … [Read more]

JULY 28,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

JULY 28,2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA Dear friends,   A prominent neuroscientist determined that an emotion, such as anger or resentment, comes together in the body, blossoms into a mental and physical experience, then dissipates in all of ninety … [Read more]

AUGUST 9,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 9,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   We alcoholics have lived in two entirely different  worlds that were separated only by an act of decision.    One day we lived in a world filled with hostile … [Read more]

AUGUST 8,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 8,2016 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]

AUGUST 7,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 7,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The churches in their quarrels over purely sectarian  issues have done much to divert attention from  the primary purpose of religion, which is spirituality.   Some … [Read more]

AUGUST 6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 6,2016 OUR GROUP 23 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 … [Read more]

We will intuitively know how to handle situations that used to baffle us. The Promises, #11

We will intuitively know how to handle situations that used to baffle us. The Promises, #11 This is what I mean when I say God does not speak English, He speaks through our Intuition, Ron  Intuition   Intuition comes from the Latin word … [Read more]

AUGUST 5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

AUGUST 5,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   It is very noticeable that most of the great religious teachers or prophets prescribed nothing but a code of morals and ethics. All their teachings were characterized … [Read more]