Promise of a New Day <!--051223-->

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. —Francis Bacon— Each day we hope for accomplishment and satisfaction, and we’ll achieve these when we scale our hopes to our real capacities. There’s no more satisfying feeling than finishing a project we’ve set up ourselves, tailored to our abilities, and worked at with […]

Thought for the Day <!--051223-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

When we come into A.A., looking for a way out of drinking, we really need a lot more than that. We need fellowship. We need to get the things that are troubling us out into the open. We need a new outlet for our energies and we need a new strength beyond ourselves that will […]

Daily Reflections <!--051223-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

THE PAST IS OVER A.A. experience has taught us we cannot live alone with our pressing problems and the character defects which cause or aggravate them. If . . . Step Four . . . has revealed in stark relief those experiences we’d rather not remember . . . then the need to quit living […]

Each Day a New Beginning <!--051223-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Every human being has, like Socrates, an attendant spirit; and wise are they who obey its signals. If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do.  —Lydia M. Child— Our Spirit is our inner guide. And our Spirit never, never, gives us wrong directions. Because we’re […]

Keep it Simple <!--051223-->

You can observe a lot just by watching. —Yogi Berra— When we watch others, we learn how to “act as if.” We watch a patient person, and then we “act as if we’re a patient person. The result? Over time, we’ll become a patient person. We watch how good listeners listen, and we “act as […]