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Pretty Purple Flowers

Beginnings are apt to be shadowy.  —Rachel Carson— When we embark on a new career, open an unfamiliar door, begin a loving relationship, we can seldom see nor can we even anticipate where the experience may take us. At best we can see only what this day brings. We can trust with certainty that we […]

Daily Reflections <!--110423-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

A DAILY DISCIPLINE , . . when they [self-examination, meditation and prayer] are logically related and interwoven, the result is an unshakable foundation for life. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 98 The last three Steps of the program invoke God’s loving discipline upon my willful nature. If I devote just a few moments every […]

Keep it Simple <!--110423-->

Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbons. —Ruth Ann Schabacker— How full life can be! We can untie the ribbons on this gift by keeping our spirits open. Open to life. Open to how much our Higher Power love us. Who knows what the gifts the day may bring? Maybe it brings a […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--110423-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

I can do things that I never did before. Liquor took away my initiative and my ambition. I couldn’t get up the steam to start anything. I let things slide. When I was drunk, I was too inert to even comb my hair. Now I can sit down and do something. I can write letters […]

Promise of a new Day <!--110423-->

Together is a road traveled by the brave. —George Betts— Moving through life fully in concert with others requires commitment and much energy. It demands self-love, unconditional acceptance of others, patience, the ability to be vulnerable and to take risks, and the decision to stay put even when the desire to run is great. And […]