Promise of a new Day <!--063024-->

My life, I will not let you go except you bless me, But then I will let you go. —Isak Dinesen— There is something noble in the spirits of those who battle death, who cling to life. We are all moved to their struggle, yet perhaps it is nobler still to let life go when […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--063024-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Alcoholics are unable or unwilling, during their addiction to alcohol, to live in the present. The result is that they live in a constant state of remorse and fear because of their unholy past and its morbid attraction, or the uncertain future and its vague foreboding. So the only real hope for the alcoholic is […]

My Thought for the Day <!--063024-->

πŸ™‹Hello Wonderful, Strong Woman of this WORLD❗…πŸ’ͺπŸŒŽπŸ’ƒ…There are so many ways we can spend our day, enjoying ourselves by living in the present moment with all those around us…πŸ˜πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘­…or up in our head in isolation and depression…πŸ¦±πŸ‘©β€πŸš€πŸ‘½πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ… Oh Boy don’t that sound fun❗…πŸ†˜οΈβš°πŸ‘»…NOT SO MUCH..We Make our ATTITUDES, and we seek GOD’S help when WE […]

Daily Reflections <!--063024-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

SACRIFICE = UNITY = SURVIVAL The unity, the effectiveness, and even the survival of A. A. will always depend upon our continued willingness to give up some of our personal ambitions and desires for the common safety and welfare. Just as sacrifice means survival for the individual alcoholic, so does sacrifice means unity and survival […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--063024-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

. . . in silence might be the privilege of the strong, but it was certainly a danger to the weak. For the things I was prompted to keep silent about were nearly always the things I was ashamed of, which would have been far better aired . . .Β  —Joanna Field— It has been […]

Keep it Simple <!--063024-->

If you don’t know where you are going, You’ll probably end up somewhere else. —Lawrence J. Peter— The Twelve Steps are our plan of living. We must have a plan. Without one, we waste our energy. We react instead of think. This is what we did as an addict. We lived our lives as out-of-control […]

Daily Reflections <!--062924-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

A RIPPLING EFFECT Having learned to live so happily, we’d show everyone else how. . .Yes, we of A.A. did dream those dreams. How natural that was, since most alcoholics are bankrupt idealists. . .So why shouldn’t we share our way of life with everyone? TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 156 The great discovery […]

Keep it Simple <!--062924-->

I don’t believe in the life afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear. —-Woody Allen— Most of us have many questions about a Higher Power. Sometimes we have more questions than answers. No matter how much we believe about God, there are always questions. Why do bad things happen if God is good? […]

Promise of a new Day <!--062924-->

God did not make us to be eaten up by anxiety, but to walk erect, free, unafraid in a world where there is work to do, truth to seek, love to give and win. —Joseph Fort Newton— Today stands before us with promise. It invites us to fully participate in experiences. That we are alive, […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--062924-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

The program of Alcoholics Anonymous involves a continuous striving for improvement. There can be no long resting period. We must try to work at it all the time. We must continually keep in mind that it is a program not to be measured in years, because we never fully reach our goals nor are we […]