Promise of a new Day <!--112020-->

Death, when it approaches, ought not take one by surprise. It should be a part of the full expectancy of life. —Muriel Spark… The process of living includes many dimensions. We can joyfully anticipate high periods and we must expect pain. We won’t escape sorrow over the wrongs we’ve committed nor grief for the departure […]

Daily Reflections <!--112020-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

“THY WILL, NOT MINE” . . . when making specific requests, it will be well to add to each one of them this qualification. .” . . . if it be Thy will.” TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, pp. 102-03 I ask simply that throughout the day God place in me the best understanding of […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--112020-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

I no longer try to escape life through alcoholism. Drinking built up an unreal world for me and I tried to live in it. But in the morning light the real world was back again and facing it was harder than ever, because I had less resources with which to meet it. Each attempt at […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--112020-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Continuous effort–not strength or intelligence–is the key to unlocking our potential.  —Liane Cordes… Perseverance may well be our greatest asset. As we forge ahead on a project, it loses its power over us. Our confidence and abilities grow in concert with our progress on the project, preparing us to tackle the next one too. We […]

Keep it Simple <!--112020-->

A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him.—H. Mathews… Sobriety is about choice. Each day we choose to stay sober, we teach ourselves how to make better choices. Life is about choice. To be spiritual people, we must make spiritual […]