A.A. Thought for the Day <!--090522-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

One of the mottoes of A.A. is “First Things First.” This means that we should always keep in mind that alcohol is our number-one problem. We must never let any other problem, whether of family, business, friends, or anything else, take precedence in our minds over our alcoholic problem. As we go along in A.A., […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--090522-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Pity is the deadliest feeling that can be offered to a woman.  —Vicki Baum— We must move forward with confidence, trusting that the strength we need will be given us, having faith in our visions to guide us. Problems need not daunt us. Rather, they can spur us on to more creative activity. They challenge […]

Promise of a new Day <!--090522-->

I accept life unconditionally…Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don’t set any condition. —Arthur Rubenstein— When life offers you lemons, make lemonade, so the saying goes. It’s simple and true. No matter the circumstances of our lives, we can maximize the positive events. More importantly, we can […]

Keep it Simple <!--090522-->

I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself. —Montaigne— We know we’ve hurt people. We’ve heard our family cry out from pain we’ve caused them. Because of alcohol and other drugs, we acted like monsters. But we now live surrounded with love. We now work to make this world better. Recovery is […]

My Thought for the Day <!--090522-->

🌹 Good morning My Strong, Resilient SISTER❗…When we feel down or sad, Happy or Glad, mad or angry…😞😖😊🤬…We tend to react off these initial feelings and this can be because we are feeling offended, shamed, disrespected or elated and over-joyous…🤨😤😱🤦…But when we can start our day out with our HIGHER POWER and the GIFTS of […]

Daily Reflections <!--090522-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

EMOTIONAL BALANCE Made direct amends to such people wherever possible,. . . . . TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS , p. 83 When I survey my drinking days, I recall many people whom my life touched casually, but whose days I troubled through my anger and sarcasm. These people are untraceable, and direct amends to […]