Sobriety in HawaiiMeet Ron

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 29,2016 

DAILIES  Eye Opener (1950) To us alcoholics who were prone to give meaning to words that were not intended by the speaker, words are a particularly lethal weapon. In our drinking days, we invariably put the wrong interpretations on the … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 28,2016

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 with God, your fellow man and yourself. Truly the … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 27,2016

DAILIES  Eye Opener (1950) Nothing in life is obtained except by pain and toil. This is sad news to us alcoholics who have shunned both like smallpox most of our lives. Let the famous musician tell you of his hours of dreary … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 26,2016

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 26,2016 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) You cannot know and appreciate wisdom unless you are also acquainted with a liberal amount of pure folly. Folly provides the lessons that really stick in our memories … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 25,2016

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) So many times we hear people say, “Don’t preach to me about God. He has no time for the likes of me.” It is hard for us alcoholics to conceive of a God, whom we have gone out of our way to alienate, who has time for … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 24,2016

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 misery, want, illness and despair.By calling off the hunt, by … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 23,2016

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 by an almost complete lack of formal religious … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 22,2016

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 not a collection of brain cells but is actually a … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 21,2016

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) How many times have we postponed that call to the guy we sensed needed us? We felt that he didn’t phone us just to “shoot the breeze.” True, he didn’t come right out and call for help, and we did have something else … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 20

DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) No man ever lived without a God of some kind. If it was not the God of Abraham or of the Christian conception, it was the sun, or Nature, or thunder or mythical gods. It was golden images or idols of wood, and to some it … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 19,2016

DAILIES  Eye Opener (1950) Man has taken the raw materials of Nature and created works of such beauty and power as to be second only to Nature itself, yet only an insignificant few have contributed materially in this work. For the most part, man … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) The mind of man is unable to approximate the untold millions of dollars that have been spent by us alcoholics in that futile chase after happiness, only to find that … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 18,2016 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) The mind of man is unable to approximate the untold millions of dollars that have been spent by us alcoholics in that futile chase after happiness, only to find that … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 17,2016

OUR GROUP 23 MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 17 DAILIES Eye Opener (1950) When God makes a tree, it is exactly the species,  size and shape He intended it to be. Nothing the tree can do will alter it in the slightest degree. God, however, in … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 16,2016

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 have to drink; we have demonstrated that we can … [Read more]

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 16,2016

OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS MARCH 16,2016 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 … [Read more]