Each Day a New Beginning <!--010321-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore.  —Dorothy Bryant… Sometimes we feel buried in sand, blocked, clogged, unable to move. Then we must remember that we are not alone. Help is […]

My Thought for the Day <!--010321-->

🌈 Hello Sunshine!!!🌞🙋  … What a wonderful day  We are awaken to…🌎🦋  …Rain is replenishing for all, it feeds the plants, washes the animals, adds fresh water to the Streams…💦🌳🐦🐿⛰ … and it helps us appreciate the Sunshine WE can shine through our ATTITUDES, our LOVE and our PROGRAMS…💖☀📖 … For we are here to […]

Keep it Simple <!--010321-->

Never play leapfrog with a unicorn.—Unknown As we work Step One, we accept that alcohol and other drugs are poison to us. We accept our limits. This means we know that hanging around our using “buddies” can remind us of “the good old days.” Hanging around “slippery places” means we could “slip” back into our […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--010321-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Twenty-Four Hours A Day A.A. Thought For The Day When I came into A.A., I learned what an alcoholic was and then I applied this knowledge to myself to see if I was an alcoholic. When I was convinced that I was an alcoholic, I admitted it openly. Since then, have I been learning to […]

Promise of a new Day <!--010321-->

…goodness cannot adopt the form of blind passions, even in the act of defense and offense, and even when it refuses to tolerate evil… —Benedetto Croce… Willful blindness can’t be good. To shut out any sight from the mind’s eye is to exclude part of life. Any action blindly taken is likely to do unintentional […]

Daily Reflections <!--010321-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

POWERLESS We admitted we were powerless over alcohol-that our lives had become unmanageable. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p.  21 It is no coincidence that the very first Step mentions powerlessness: An admission of personal powerlessness over alcohol is a cornerstone of the foundation of recovery.  I’ve learned that I do not have the power […]