December 3

Daily Reflections December 3 IN ALL OUR AFFAIRS … we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. -TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 106 I find […]

December 2

Daily Reflections December 2 SERENITY “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps …” -TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 106 As I continued to go to meetings and work the Steps, […]

December 1

Daily Reflections December 1 “SUGGESTED” STEPS Our Twelfth Step also says that as a result of practicing all the Steps, we have each found something called a spiritual awakening. A.A.’s manner of making ready to […]

November 30

Daily Reflections November 30 PROTECTION FOR ALL At the personal level, anonymity provides protection for all members from identification as alcoholics, a safeguard often of special importance to newcomers. At the level of press, radio, […]

November 29

Daily Reflections November 29 ACTIVE GUARDIANS To us, however, it represents far more than a sound public relations policy. It is more than a denial of self-seeking. This Tradition is a constant and practical reminder that personal ambition […]

November 28

November 28 Daily Reflections ATTRACTION, NOT PROMOTION Through many painful experiences, we think we have arrived at what that policy ought to be. It is the opposite in many ways of usual promotional practice. We found […]

November 27

November 27 Daily Reflections THE PERILS OF THE LIMELIGHT In the beginning, the press could not understand our refusal of all personal publicity. They were genuinely baffled by our insistence upon anonymity. Then they got the point. Here […]

November 26

Daily Reflections November 26 THE “WORTH” OF SOBRIETY Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions. -TWELVE AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 160 When I go shopping I look at the prices and […]

November 25

Daily Reflections November 25 A POWERFUL TRADITION Beginning with Bill’s momentous decision in Akron to make a telephone call rather than a visit to the hotel bar, how often has a Higher Power made itself […]

November 24

Daily Reflections November 24 A UNIVERSAL SEARCH Be quick to see where religious people are right.  Make use of what they offer. -ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 87 I do not claim to have all the answers […]