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Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

When we came to our first A.A. meeting, we looked up at the wall at the end of the room and saw the sign: ” But for the Grace of God.” We knew right then and there that we would have to call on the grace of God in order to get sober and get […]

Each Day a New Beginning <!--022424-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.Β  —Virginia Woolf— Anguish is undoubtedly more familiar to us than is the beauty of laughter. We feel anguish over our failings; we feel anguish over our losses; we feel anguish over the attempts to succeed that beckon […]

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If you shut your door to all errors, truth will be shut out —Rabindranath Tagore— Since so much of the world remains mysterious, how can we rule out new possibilities? It’s very human to want to cling to the little bits of truth we’re sure of; but we mustn’t use those bits of knowledge to […]

My Thought for the Day <!--022424-->

🌺 Good morning to a Strong, Resilient Woman in this World❗…🌴🌎…What can we do for ourselves to LIVE in the PRESENT moment, and be the BEST self we can be for ourselves and others❓…πŸŒΎπŸ™‹πŸ‘©β€β€οΈβ€πŸ’‹β€πŸ‘©…By starting this day with a GREAT ATTITUDE and asking for HELP when we start to struggle in our thoughts and actions…πŸ˜πŸ˜‡πŸ€¬…Doing […]

Daily Reflections <!--022424-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

THANKFUL HEART I try to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one’s heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion that we can ever know. AS BILL SEES IT, p. 37 My sponsor told me that I should be a […]

Keep it Simple <!--022424-->

Failure is impossible. —Susan B. Anthony— Failure is an attitude. Having an attitude of failure can’t help us. It can only hurt us. If we’re not careful, it can grow into a way of life. So, when we feel like failures, we better look at our attitudes. An attitude of failure often comes from making […]

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When we think of cruelty, we must try to remember the stupidity, the envy, the frustration from which it has arisen. —Edith Sitwell— Our outer behavior matches our inner state of mind and emotional well-being. Our expectations of others are consistent with our personal expectations. When we feel less than adequate because of our imperfections, […]

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Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Besides our jobs, our families, our friends and our sobriety, we have something else which many of us found through A.A. That’s faith in a Power greater than ourselves, to which we can turn for help: faith in that Divine Principle in the universe which we call God and which is on our side as […]

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Butterfly On A Pink Flower

MYSTERIOUS PARADOXES Such is the paradox of A.A. regeneration: strength arising out of complete defeat and weakness, the loss of one’s old life as a condition for finding a new one. A.A. COMES OF AGE, p. 46 What glorious mysteries paradoxes are! They do not compute, yet when recognized and accepted, they reaffirm something in […]

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Hitch your wagon to a star.—Ralph Waldo Emerson— Millions of people are sober and have peace of mind through the Twelve Steps. Like the stars, the Steps are always there. At times, clouds block our view of the stars, but we know they are still there. Let’s view the Twelve Steps the same way. It […]