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JULY 13, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

JULY 13, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA Honolulu folks --> Join a supportive group of like-minded folks tomorrow, Thursday 7/14/16, for meditation, mindful movement and discussion at our place, 3241 Alani Drive, in Manoa, at the usual time: 6 … [Read more]

JULY 24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 24, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Do you want to be happy?  Then go buy that strange kid on the corner a bag of candy.  It may help cause his teeth to decay,  but what’s a tooth between two glad … [Read more]

JULY 23, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   It is not possible to help a man as long as he stands in his own way,  nor can anyone or anything else.   A vast host of drinkers could quit if they could get a job,  but they can’t get a job because they are … [Read more]

JULY 22, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 22, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   Jobs are as good or as bad as the mental attitude we have toward them.  No man holds a job but what some other man is envious of him on its account,  and every job … [Read more]

JULY 21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 21, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) The Program is often referred to as a Selfish Program, and it is primarily that. Jesus of Nazareth told us to “Love our neighbors AS ourselves.” We are supposed to love … [Read more]

JULY 8, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA

JULY 8, 2016 MINDFUL MOMENTS IN MANOA Dear friends,   No one can argue that the current political climate is just more of the same.   Today Bernie Sanders acknowledged that Hillary Clinton in indeed the presumptive Democratic candidate, while we … [Read more]

JULY 20, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 20, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS 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, … [Read more]

JULY 19, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 19, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS 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 … [Read more]

JULY 18, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 18, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950) Do you hold some great resentment against anyone?  Can you afford to keep it? Sure,  I know he “done you wrong,” but why?  Was there any justification for … [Read more]

JULY 17, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 17, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   A sinner is usually a sinner because he is thinking wrong,  whereas a mean person has a warped and deformed personality.   A sinner’s faults usually lie in his … [Read more]

JULY 16, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 16, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   We not only are judged by our words and actions,  but also we are frequently misjudged by them.  If you do or say anything at all,  you will be either judged or … [Read more]

JULY 15, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 15, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   So many times we have seen the practicing alcoholic helped over a period of months and even years and, each time someone labored over him, they were rewarded by … [Read more]

JULY 14, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 14, 2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES    Eye Opener (1950)   Many members of AA refer to their entrance into our fellowship as a passing from adolescence to maturity. When we take this step, we should cease thinking as children … [Read more]

JULY 13,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 13,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS 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 … [Read more]

JULY 12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS

JULY 12,2016 OUR GROUP 23 OF MORNING HOTSHOTS DAILIES   Eye Opener (1950)   No man with certainty can see beyond this instant. Yesterday we had a friend, hale, hearty and bubbling over with energy and ambition. Today we write a letter … [Read more]

JUNE 2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS

JUNE 2016 HEARD AT MEETINGS   To all of my friends out there.I realized while a former house-wife was sharing at the 12 Coconuts that the lives we lived were mundane and that our stories in and of themselves must be, considering where we have come … [Read more]