AA Thought for the Day <!--010221-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

What makes A.A. work? The first thing is to have a revulsion against myself and my way of living. Then I must admit I was helpless, that alcohol had me licked and I couldn’t do anything about it. The next thing is to honestly want to quit the old life. Then I must surrender my […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--010221-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

I believe that true identify is found . . . in creative activity springing from within. It is found, paradoxically, when one loses oneself. A woman can best re-find herself by losing herself in some kind of creative activity of her own.Β  —Anne Morrow Lindbergh… Our creative activity might mean bird watching, tennis, quilting, cooking, […]

Keep it Simple <!--010221-->

…our lives had become unmanageable. —Second half of Step One… The First Step tells us a lot about our addiction. We were out of control. Our addiction was in control. Addiction managed everything. It managed our relationships. It managed how we behaved with our families. As Step One says, “…our lives had become unmanageable.” But […]

Daily Reflections <!--010221-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

FIRST, THE FOUNDATION Is sobriety all that we can expect of a spiritual awakening?Β  No, sobriety is only a bare beginning. As Bill Sees It, p. 8 Practicing the A.A. program is like building a house.Β  First I had to pour a big, thick concrete slab on which to erect the house; that, to me, […]

My Thought for the Day <!--010221-->

🐝 Good Morning Queen bee❗…πŸ‘‹πŸ₯°πŸŒ„…Where will we collect Our Honey for Today’s Spiritual Gifts, needed to keep us nourished and fulfilled❓ πŸ―πŸŽπŸ’ž… As we walk through our day in FAITH with Our HIGHER POWER…πŸ˜‡πŸ™… Maybe, instead of just passing by the people, we Can see HOW they EXPRESS themselves, in their Dress, their Piercings, their […]

Promise of a new Day <!--010221-->

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach, one can collect only a few. —Anne Morrow Lindbergh… Our lives are a series of selections. We select projects to do, activities to participate in, friendships to cultivate. And often we’ll have to forego some of the selections we’ve made because time and energy run […]