Each day a new Beginning <!--103022-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.  —Florence Scovel Shinn— Should we make this move? Should we change jobs? Should we talk to others about our feelings? We are seldom short on prayers when we’re filled with fear and indecision. We are, however, short on answers. Our worries […]

Promise of a new Day <!--103022-->

Who would care to question the ground of forgiveness or compassion? —Joseph Conrad— Some people don’t seem able to accept the things that come to them; they always want to go back and dwell on how it was before and what mistakes were made by them and others. Sometimes they want to prove, by recital […]

Promise of a new Day <!--102922-->

I think that most of us become self- critical as soon as we become self-conscious. —Ellen Goodman— It seems all to common that we reject our own best efforts as not good enough. Few of us are satisfied with anything less than perfection in ourselves or others. Criticism is second nature to us, and it […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--102922-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Let your tears come. Let them water your soul.  —Eileen Mayhew— Letting down our guard, releasing the tension that keeps us taut, often invites our tears, tears that soften us, melt our resistance, reveal our vulnerability, which reminds us that we are only human. So often we need reminding that we are only human. Perfectionism […]

Daily Reflections <!--102922-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

OUR SURVIVAL Since recovery from alcoholism is life itself to us, it is imperative that we preserve in full strength our means of survival. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 177 The honesty expressed by the members of A.A. in meetings has the power to open my mind. Nothing can block the flow of energy […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--102922-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

My relationships with my children have greatly improved. Those children who saw me drunk and were ashamed, those children who turned away in fear and even loathing have seen me sober and like me, have turned to me in confidence and trust and have forgotten the past as best they could. They have given me […]

Keep it Simple <!--102922-->

Each morning puts a man on trail and each evening passes judgment. —Ray L. Smith— In many ways, the Tenth Step is very natural. We continue to take a personal inventory. And when we’re wrong, we promptly admit it. At the end of each day we ask ourselves, “How did my day go?” As we […]

My Thought for the Day <!--102922-->

🌻 Good Morning to You my Fabulous SISTER❗…💐👩🏼‍🤝‍👩🏻…We can walk in many ways this day, but really there are only two… 🤔🚶‍♀️…in FAITH or FEAR…Truth be said, I am at my best when doing my Program from a place of Faith…😇🙏🧎‍♀️👼…not holding on to that fear that keeps me bound by the mask of anger […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--102822-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

What other rewards have come to me as a result of my new way of living? Each one of us can answer this question in many ways. My relationship with my husband or my wife is on an entirely new plane. The total selfishness is gone and more cooperation has taken its place. My home […]

Daily Reflections <!--102822-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

AN UNBROKEN TRADITION We conceive the survival and spread of Alcoholics Anonymous to be something of far greater importance than the weight we could collectively throw back of any other cause. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 177 How much it means to me that an unbroken tradition of more than half a century is […]