Daily Reflections <!--111223-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

MORNING THOUGHTS Ask Him in your morning meditation what you can do each day for the man who is still sick. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 164 For many years I pondered over God’s will for me, believing that perhaps a great destiny had been ordained for my life. After all, having been born into a specific […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--111223-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

I am less critical of other people, inside and outside of A.A. I used to run people down all the time. I realize now that it was because I wanted unconsciously to build myself up. I was envious of people who lived normal lives. I couldn’t understand why I couldn’t be like them. And so […]

Keep it Simple <!--111223-->

It may be those who do most, dream most. —Stephen Leacock— Daydreaming gives us hope. It makes our world bigger. Daydreaming can be part of doing Step Eleven. As we meditate, we daydream. Through our daydreaming, we get to know ourselves, our spirit, and our Higher Power. What special work can we do? Our dreams […]

My Thought for the Day <!--111223-->

๐ŸŒˆGood morning Glowing Heart and Friendโ—…๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’›…We can often we can get caught up in these feelings of grim regret, depression and remorse, of the things we could have done, should of done, or the could of said or should of said DIFFERENTLY…๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ™„…and OH if just MAYBEโ“…๐Ÿค”๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿ‘Ž…this kind of guilt and shame dialog is our Disease…coming […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--111223-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. —Barbara Grizzuti Harrison— Our minds mold who we become. Our thoughts not only contribute to our achievements, they determine the posture of our lives. How very powerful they are. Fortunately, we […]

Promise of a new Day <!--111223-->

…the function of freedom is to free somebody else.ย  —Toni Morrison— We all struggle over the issue of freedom—how much we want; how much we’re comfortable with; how able we are to accept others’ freedom. We cannot grow and create unless free to do so; in fact, our progress will be proportional to the freedom […]