Promise of a new Day <!--111922-->

When we are no longer children, we are already dead. —Konstantin Brancusi— Children are born into a world whose rules they must learn. As a part of the learning process, children always question rules. For simplicity’s sake, we stop questioning most rules. we’ll walk on sidewalks, eat with forks, talk in sentences, and keep our […]

Keep it Simple <!--111922-->

What we don’t live, we cannot teach others. —Day By Day— Remember – we don’t carry the message to others until we get to Step Twelve. We must first learn to live in a sober way. Sobriety takes time. We have to stop using alcohol and other drugs, but this is only the start. Just […]

My Thought for the Day <!--111922-->

๐Ÿ’ Good morning Sunshineโ— ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ™‹… Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder..๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ผ… We have our usual ways to see ourselves, people, places, things, and situations. Most of the time, One ofย  Two ways.ย  FOR US or AGAINST US. Which seems so Black and white…๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ‘€… But we have unusual opportunities to use our Program to […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--111922-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

In A.A. we do not speak much of sex. And yet putting sex in its proper place in our lives is one of the rewards that has come to us as a result of our new way of living. The big book says that many of us needed an overhauling there. It also says that […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--111922-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.ย  —Minna Antrim— It is not by chance but by design that the sorrows we experience throughout our lives are countered by equal servings of joy. One offsets the other. And we are strengthened by their combination. Our longing for only life’s joys is human–also […]

Daily Reflections <!--111922-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

“I WAS SLIPPING FAST” We A.A.’s are active folk, enjoying the satisfactions of dealing with the realities of life, . . . . So it isn’t surprising that we often tend to slight serious meditation and prayer as something not really necessary. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 96 I had been slipping away from […]