Promise of a new Day <!--090122-->

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare? —William Henry Davies— Souls, like animals and plants, need air. Do our lives have enough empty space in them to nourish our spirit? Living in cities, plugged into networks of jobs, friends, and projects, we sometimes neglect our standing-and-staring […]

Daily Reflection <!--090122-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

WILLINGNESS TO GROW If more gifts are to be received, our awakening has to go on. As Bill Sees It, p.8 Sobriety fills the painful “hole in the soul” that my alcoholism created. Often I feel so physically well that I believe my work is done. However, joy is not just the absence of pain; […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--090122-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Success can only be measured in terms of distance traveled.  —Mavis Gallant— We are forever moving from one experience to another, one challenge to another, and one relationship to another. Our ability to handle confidently all encounters is a gift of the program, and one that accompanies us throughout every day, providing we humbly express […]

Keep it Simple <!--090122-->

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible . . . —First half of Step Nine— In our illness, we harmed people. In Step Nine, we are to make amends. Making amends is about asking people we have harmed what we need to do to set things right. But making amends is more than saying, […]

My Thought for the Day <!--090122-->

🌺 Hello Beautiful Lady❗👋💃…What a Beautiful Day we have arisen to…🌄🙋‍♀️… We are like Beautiful long-stem ROSES… 🌹 We look so beautiful on the outside, But we can also have these thorns on the sides…🥀😳🎋…and sometimes those who try too get to close to us, can get a quick prick…🙄🎋👈😢…we are a work in progress, […]

A.A. Thought for the Day <!--090122-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Be careful not to brand new prospects as alcoholics. Let them draw their own conclusion. But talk to them about the hopelessness of alcoholism. Tell them exactly what happened to you and how you recovered. Stress the spiritual feature freely. If they are agnostics or atheists, make it emphatic that they do not have to […]