Isolation – A New Pair Of Glasses – Chuck C

Conscious separation to conscious contact The Problem: Now I am convinced in my own mind….that there is only one problem in this life.  One problem that includes all problems and one answer that includes all answers … I am totally convinced that the only roadblock between me and you and my God is the human ego.  TheContinue reading “Isolation – A New Pair Of Glasses – Chuck C”

Fear As A Steppingstone – As Bill Sees It #22

The chief activator of our defects has been self-centered fear –primarily fear that we would lose something we already possessed or would fail to get something we demanded. Living upon a basis of unsatisfied demands, we were in a state of continual disturbance and frustration. Therefore, no peace was to be had unless we couldContinue reading “Fear As A Steppingstone – As Bill Sees It #22”

BROKEN Beyond Repair? – Grapevine Article February 2009 by M.W.

A member talks of “impediments” to her relationship with her Higher Power. Finally, after thirty years of daily drinking, the last five years in full-blown alcoholism, I came to AA–scared, broken, my life a total mess, my health in a precarious state, saved from a suicide attempt, and my bank account busted. I was prettyContinue reading “BROKEN Beyond Repair? – Grapevine Article February 2009 by M.W.”

Exchanging Love and Service – 12/12 pages 121,122

“As time passed we found that with the help of AA’s Twelve Steps we could lose those fears, no matter what our material prospects were. We could cheerfully perform humble labor without worrying about tomorrow. If our circumstances happened to be good, we no longer dreaded a change for the worse, for we had learnedContinue reading “Exchanging Love and Service – 12/12 pages 121,122”

Emotional Security – 12 & 12 pages 115 – 117

After we come into A.A., if we go on growing, our attitudes and actions toward security—emotional security and financial security—commence to change profoundly. Our demand for emotional security, for our own way, had constantly thrown us into unworkable relations with other people. Though we were sometimes quite unconscious of this, the result always had beenContinue reading “Emotional Security – 12 & 12 pages 115 – 117”

April 24th Reflection – Each Day A New Beginning

She knows omnipotence has heard her prayer and cries, “It shall be done – sometime , somewhere” – Ophelia Guyon Browning Patience is a quality that frequently eludes us. We want what we want when we want it. Fortunately, we don’t get it until the time is right, but the waiting convinces us our prayersContinue reading “April 24th Reflection – Each Day A New Beginning”

Foundation for Life – As Bill Sees It #33

We discover that we receive guidance for our lives to just about the extent that we stop making demands upon God to give it to us on order and on our terms.<< << << >> >> >>In praying, we ask simply that throughout the day God place in us the best understanding of His willContinue reading “Foundation for Life – As Bill Sees It #33”

Light From A Prayer – As Bill Sees It #20

“God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, the courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” << << << >> >> >> We treasure our “Serenity Prayer” because it brings a new light to us that can dissipate our oldtime and nearly fatal habitContinue reading “Light From A Prayer – As Bill Sees It #20”