Promise of a New Day <!--052423-->

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind. — Helen Keller— With immeasurable ease we are able to pass through difficult times if we are tolerant of the people and circumstances that are beyond our control. Toleration is an acquired trait, but one that’s cherished once it’s securely developed. Toleration comes more easily when the […]

Daily Reflections <!--052423-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

“HAPPY, JOYOUS AND FREE” We are sure God wants us to be happy, joyous, and free. We cannot subscribe to the belief that this life is a vale of tears, though it once was just that for many of us. But it is clear that we made our own misery. God didn’t do it. Avoid […]

Keep it Simple <!--052423-->

The way to love anything is to realize it might be lost. —G.K. Chesterton— Every day we take so much for granted. But we can count certain blessings: a roof over our head, food, clothing, family, and friends, freedom, a Higher Power we trust. These things are special. Thinking about them wakes up our happiness. […]

Thought for Today <!--052423-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

In twelfth-step work, the third thing is conviction. Prospects must be convinced that they honestly want to stop drinking. They must see and admit that their life is unmanageable. They must face the fact that they must do something about their drinking. They must be absolutely honest with themselves and face themselves as they really […]

Each Day a New Beginning <!--052423-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

It’s ironic, but until you can free those final monsters within the jungle of yourself, your life, your soul is up for grabs.  —Rona Barrett— We all have monsters. Maybe it’s depression over the past or present circumstances, or resentment about another’s behavior, or fear of new situations. Maybe it’s jealousy of other women. The […]