Promise of a new Day <!--070524-->

There is after all no obligation to answer every passing fool according to his folly. —Elias Canetti— Often we behave as though were in other people’s power—as though we were bound to act in certain ways because others expected it from us without their even asking, or our ever checking. Perhaps we have a deep […]

AA Thought for the Day <!--070524-->

Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Until we came into A.A. most of us had tried desperately to stop drinking. We were filled with the delusion that we could drink like our friends. We tried time and again to take it or leave it, but we could do neither. We always lapsed into ceaseless, unhappy drinking. Families, friends, and employers threw […]

Keep it Simple <!--070524-->

If at first you don’t succeed, you’re running about average. —Ovid— Our program speaks of spiritual progress, not perfection. We can take all the time we need. Our bottom line is steady progress. We can ask ourselves, “Am I a little more spiritual than I was a year ago? A month ago?” If the answer […]

My Thought for the Day <!--070524-->

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 <!--070524-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

There are really only two ways to approach life–as victim or as gallant fighter–and you must decide if you want to act or react, deal your own cards or play with a stacked deck. And if you don’t decide which way to play with life, it always plays with you. —Merle Shain— Being the victim […]

Daily Reflections <!--070524-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

A NEW DIRECTION Our human resources, as marshalled by the will, were not sufficient; they failed utterly. . . Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of God’s will into all our activities. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p.45,85 I hear talk of the “weak-willed” alcoholic, but I am one of the strongest-willed people […]