June 30

Daily Reflections June 30 SACRIFICE = UNITY = SURVIVAL The unity, the effectiveness, and even the survival of A. A. will always depend upon our continued willingness to give up some of our personal ambitions […]

June 29

Daily Reflections June 29 A RIPPLING EFFECT Having learned to live so happily, we’d show everyone else how. Yes, we of A. A. did dream those dreams. How natural that was, since most alcoholics are […]

June 28

Daily Reflections June 28 THE DETERMINATION OF OUR FOUNDERS A year and six months later these three had succeeded with seven more. -ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 159 If it had not been for the fierce determination […]

June 27

Daily Reflections June 27 CONFORMING TO THE A. A. WAY We obey A. A. ’s Steps and Traditions because we really want them for ourselves. It is no longer a question of good or evil; […]

June 26

Daily Reflections June 26 A GIFT THAT GROWS WITH TIME For most normal folks, drinking means conviviality, companionship and colorful imagination. It means release from care, boredom and worry. It is joyous intimacy with friends […]

June 25

Daily Reflections June 25 A TWO-WAY STREET If we ask, God will certainly forgive our derelictions. But in no case does He render us white as snow and keep us that way without our cooperation. […]

June 24

Daily Reflections June 24 A SPIRITUAL KINDERGARTEN We are only operating a spiritual kindergarten in which people are enabled to get over drinking and find the grace to go on living to better effect. -AS […]

June 23

Daily Reflections June 23 TRUSTING OTHERS But does trust require that we be blind to other people’s motives or, indeed, to our own? Not at all; this would be folly. Most certainly, we should assess […]

June 22

Daily Reflections June 22 TODAY, I’M FREE This brought me to the good healthy realization that there were plenty of situations left in the world over which I had no personal power–that if I was […]

June 21

Daily Reflections June 21 FEAR AND FAITH The achievement of freedom from fear is a lifetime undertaking, one that can never be wholly completed. When under heavy attack, acute illness, or in other condition of […]