Promise of a new Day <!--073020-->

Everything has its own perfection, be it higher or lower in the scale of things; and the perfection of one is not the perfection of another. —John Henry Newman— There is no “perfection” in the world, yet in another sense, everything is perfect. Everything has its part to play in the world’s great unfolding. Everything […]

Daily Reflections <!--073020-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

GIVING BACK … he has struck something better than gold. .Β  . He may not see at once that he has barely scratched a limitless lode which will pay dividends only if he mines it for the rest of his life and insists on giving away the entire product. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 12… My part […]

Promise of a new Day <!--072920-->

…we have grown into one as we slept and now I can’t jump Because I can’t let go your hand. —Marina Tsvetayeva— Long intimate relationships often confuse us. We may lose where our individual boundaries are. We confuse our desires and our pain with another person’s—our spouse or lover, our parent, sibling, or child. When […]

My Thought for the Day <!--072920-->

πŸ’Good Morning beautiful Sister❗ …πŸ’–πŸ‘« … We should be Grateful to welcome This DAY… πŸŒ„πŸ˜πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦… For there are those who still suffer…πŸ‘ΌπŸ‘©β€πŸš€πŸ˜­ … We pray for them before every meeting, and Give Thanks to our HIGHER POWER for helping US on our Journey Today, in our SOBRIETY…πŸ’ͺβœŒπŸ‘©β€β€οΈ …for without OUR PROGRAM of ACTION, we would […]

Keep it Simple <!--072920-->

They have rights who dare defend them. —Roger Baldwin In recovery, we regain our right to have choices, our right to have honest relationships. Do we claim these rights, or do we let them go by? Sometimes, standing up for our rights will mean going against the crowd. It will mean turning down that drink […]

Daily Reflections <!--072920-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

ANONYMOUS GIFTS OF KINDNESS As active alcoholics we were always looking for a handout in one way or another. “THE TWELVE TRADITIONS ILLUSTRATED,” p. 14 The challenge of the Seventh Tradition is a personal challenge, reminding me to share and give of myself. Before sobriety the only thing I ever supported was my habit of […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--072920-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Harmony exists in difference no less than in likeness, if only the same keynote governs both parts.Β  —Margaret Fuller— So harmony exists everywhere, as an entity of itself. Our personal attitudes bring the disharmony to a situation. An attitude of love can bless all situations and all people. The converse is likewise true. We all […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--072920-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

There are two days in every week about which we should not worry, two days that should be kept from fear and apprehension. One of these days is yesterday, with its mistakes and cares, its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. Yesterday has passed forever beyond our control. All the money in the world […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--072820-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

To continue the paraphrase of the psalm: “The judgments of the Twelve Steps are true and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than whiskey, yea, than much fine whiskey, sweeter also than wine. Moreover, by them are alcoholics warned and in keeping of them there is great reward. Who can understand our alcoholism? […]

Promise of a new Day <!--072820-->

If you find your inner conversation running along negative lines, you have the power to change the subject, to think along different lines. —Martha Smock— Most of us carry on a continual inner dialogue. At times we’re sizing up our co-workers or perhaps strangers entering a room. At other times we’re being critical of our […]