Promise of a new Day <!--111323-->

God’s most lordly gift to man is decency of mind. —Aechylus— “Decent means appropriate, proper, becoming. Decency of mind means to think appropriate thoughts, to respond properly to events and people, neither exaggerating nor trivializing their importance. What a consolation it must be to have a mind always in balance, always ready to dwell on […]

Daily Reflections <!--111323-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

LOOKING OUTWARD We ask especially for freedom from self-will, and are careful to make no requests for ourselves only. We may ask for ourselves, however, if others will be helped. We are careful never to pray for our own selfish ends. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 87 As an active alcoholic, I allowed selfishness to run rampant […]

Keep it Simple <!--111323-->

Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. —Anonymous— We addicts often learn things the hard way. In the past, we found it very hard to take advice from anyone. It’s still hard to take advice, but it’s getting easier every day. We know now that we […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--111323-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Who am I to judge other people? Have I proved by my great success in life that I know all the answers? Exactly the opposite. Until I came into A.A., my life could be called a failure. I made all the mistakes a man could make. I took all the wrong roads there were to […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--111323-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

My Declaration of Self-Esteem: I am me. In all the world there is no one else exactly like me. There are persons who have some parts like me, but no one adds up exactly like me. Therefore, everything that comes out of me is authentically mine because I alone chose it.  —Virginia Satir— Feeling special, […]