Promise of a new Day <!--020223-->

…we ourselves are only fragments of existence, and our lived life does not fill the whole of our capacity to feel and to conceive. —Paul Valรฉry— Our feelings are bigger than we are. The love, sorrow, fear, or rage that any one off us feels at any moment is just a thin slice of a […]

Each Day a New Beginning <!--020223-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

What most of us want is to be heard, to communicate.ย  —Dory Previn— Our personhood is denied; the self we are presenting to the word is negated each time we speak, yet go unheard. “The greatest gift we can give one another is rapt attention.” If we want attention, we must also give it. That […]

Keep it Simple <!--020223-->

We must believe the things we teach our children. —Woodrow Wilson— It may be easy to say the words and phrases we’ve heard without really meaning them. Someone says something at a meeting that sounds good. Our counselor has a favorite saying. We may say these words, but are we taking the time to ask […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--020223-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

We got a kick out of the first few drinks, before we got stupefied by alcohol. For a while, the world seemed to look brighter. But how about the letdown, the terrible depression that comes the morning after? In A.A., we get a real kick, not a false feeling of exhilaration, but a real feeling […]

My Thought for the Day <!--020223-->

๐ŸŒบ Good morning you wonderful, Fantastic Lovely Lady โ— ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’ƒ Do we know what to think about this 24 hours ahead, we realize how our life can take a turn, for the better, or for the worse..โ†ช๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ก… And even though we work only enough to get us by sometimes, we can see miracles starting too […]

Daily Reflections <!--020223-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

RESCUED BY SURRENDERING Characteristic of the so-called typical alcoholic is a narcissistic egocentric core, dominated by feelings of omnipotence, intent on maintaining at all costs its inner integrity…. Inwardly the alcoholic brooks no control from man or God. He, the alcoholic, is and must be the master of his destiny. He will fight to the […]