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Fear is only an illusion. It is the illusion that creates the feeling of separateness—the false sense of isolation that only exists in your imagination. —Jeraldine Saunders— We are only alone in our minds. In reality, we are each contributing and necessary parts offering completion to the wholeness of the universe. Our very existence guarantees […]

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“HOLD BACK NOTHING” The real tests of the situation are your own willingness to confide and your full confidence in the one with whom you you share your first accurate self-survey. . . . Provided you hold back nothing, your sense of relief will mount from minute to minute. The dammed-up emotions of years break […]

Keep It Simple <!--050623-->

Anyone who follows a middle course is called a sage. — Maimonides— Much of the wisdom of our program is about how to live in the middle. We learn how to pause and think before we act. We ask, “What is the best way to handle this?” We look for the smooth part of the […]

Each Day A New Beginning <!--050623-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

I stand before you as a tower of strength, the weight of the world on my shoulders. As you pass through my life, look, but not too close, for I fear I will expose the vulnerable me.  —Deidra Sarault— Vulnerability is as much a part of being human as is strength. Our vulnerability prevents our […]

Thought For The Day <!--050623-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

I’ve noticed that the ones who do the most for A.A. are not in the habit of boasting about it. The danger of building myself up too much is that, if I do, I’m in danger of having a fall. That pattern of thought goes with drinking. If one side of a boat gets too […]