October 3

Daily ReflectionsOctober 3 SERENITY AFTER THE STORM Someone who knew what he was talking about once remarked that pain was the touchstone of all spiritual progress. How heartily we A.A.’s can agree with him.-TWELVE STEPS […]

October 2

Daily Reflections October 2 THE ACID TEST As we work the first nine Steps, we prepare ourselves for the adventure of a new life. But when we approach Step Ten we commence to put our […]

October 1

Daily Reflections October 1 LEST WE BECOME COMPLACENT It is easy to let up on the spiritual program of action and rest on our laurels. We are headed for trouble if we do, for alcohol […]

September 30

Daily Reflections THE CIRCLE AND THE TRIANGLE The circle stands for the whole world of A.A., and the triangle stands for A.A.’s Three Legacies of Recovery, Unity, and Service. Within our wonderful new world, we […]

September 29

Daily Reflections September 29 EXACTLY ALIKE Frequent contact with newcomers and with each other is the bright spot of our lives. -ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 89 A man came to the meeting drunk, interrupted the speakers, […]

September 28

Daily Reflections September 28 LOVE WITHOUT STRINGS Practical experience shows that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics. -ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 89 Sponsorship held two surprises for me. […]

September 27

Daily Reflections September 27 WITHOUT RESERVATION When brimming with gratitude, one’s heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love. -AS BILL SEES IT, p.37 While practicing service to others, if my successes give rise to grandiosity, […]

September 26

Daily Reflections September 26 OUR CHILDREN The alcoholic may find it hard to re-establish friendly relations with his children. In time they will see that he is a new man and in their own way […]

September 25

Daily Reflections September 25 FIRST THINGS FIRST Some of us have taken very hard knocks to learn this truth:  Job or no job — wife or no wife — we simply do not stop drinking […]

September 24

DAILY REFLECTIONS SEPTEMBER 24 VIGILANCE We have seen the truth demonstrated again and again: “Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic.” Commencing to drink after a period of sobriety, we are in a short time as […]