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Pretty Purple Flowers

The secret of seeing is to sail on solar wind. Hone and spread your spirit, till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff.  —Annie Dillard— Our progress today, and certainly our serenity, is enhanced by our willingness to accept all that we are blessed with today. Not only to accept, […]

Daily Reflections <!--080120-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

LIVING IT The spiritual life is not a theory. We have to live it. ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS , p. 83 When new in the program, I couldn’t comprehend living the spiritual aspect of the program, but now that I’m sober, I can’t comprehend living without it. Spirituality was what I had been seeking. God, as I […]

Promise of a new Day <!--080120-->

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. —Hellen Keller— We can make of our experiences what we choose. We can focus on the traffic snarls while traveling to work, or we can smile because we have a job to go to and a car to carry us there. We can […]

Keep it Simple <!--080120-->

Made a list of all persons we had harmed . . . —First half of Step Eight— By the time we get to Step Eight, we’re ready to work on our relationships. We start by making a list of all persons we’ve harmed. We look at where we have been at fault. We own our […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--080120-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

The Alcoholics Anonymous program has borrowed from medicine, psychiatry, and religion. It has taken from these what it wanted and combined them into the program which it considers best suited to the alcoholic mind and which will best help the alcoholic to recover. The results have been very satisfactory. We do not try to improve […]