Each day a new Beginning <!--090722-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Remember your good memories, but live for today and keep the memories behind you.  —Jodi K. Elliott— The stuff of our memories comprises who we have become. Each recollection is akin to an ingredient in a simmering pot of stew. The full flavor of our lives is enhanced by each additional experience, whether it is […]

Promise of a new Day <!--090722-->

Tomorrow doesn’t matter for I have lived today. —Horace— The twenty-four hours lying ahead is all we have been promised. With that promise is a guarantee that we will greet opportunities for growth that have their roots in yesterday. Our evolution is not without purpose and design; therefore, we need not concern ourselves with the […]

A.A. Thought for the Day <!--090722-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Another of the mottoes of A.A. is “Easy Does It.” This means that we just go along in A.A. doing the best we can and not getting steamed up over problems that are in A.A. or outside of it. We alcoholics are emotional people and we have gone to excess in almost everything we have […]

Keep it Simple <!--090722-->

A liar needs a good memory. —Quintilian— Many of us wasted a lot of energy trying to keep track of whom we had told what. For example, we’d tell our boss one story and our family another. Then we’d work hard to make sure they never met. How wonderful to be done with that way […]

Daily Reflections <!--090722-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

“OUR SIDE OF THE STREET” We are there to sweep off our side of the street, realizing that nothing worth while can be accomplished until we do so, never trying to tell him what he should do. His faults are not discussed. We stick to our own. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, pp. 77-78 I made amends to […]