Title Brief Description
300 First Love First I will never have anyone who will let me love them with all the love I have. Of course I was thinking of another human.
301 "Coincidences" "What I found were "coincidences" which were connected so meaningfully that their "chance" concurrence would be incredible." C.G.Yung
302 Ladybug Zombies Ladybugs are said to bring good luck-but one infected by the wasp species Dinocampus coccinellae is decidedly unfortunate.
303 AN OLDTIMER'S PRAYER Help me to walk with faith and acceptance, to see good things in unexpected places and talents in unexpected people, and give me the grace to tell them so
304 My Greatest Heroes I realize that all of my greatest heroes found the key to fulfillment. They knew how to give of themselves. They surrender to a higher purpose.
305 Diamonds in the Rough “The diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor the man perfected without trials.” Chinese Proverb
306 Teachers and Students are One My prep reading this morning was focused on life as a classroom and everyone is our teachers. We are both the teacher and the student.
307 A Good Reminder Look to this day, for it is life, the very life of life. In its brief course lie all the realities and verities of existence, the bliss of growth, the splendor of action, the glory of power.
308 Knock at the Door For a long time I have been seeking that mystical union with the will of our Father. It never was lost; my personal "reality" has been playing hiding and go seek.
309 Facing the Light "Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you." (An Old Proverb) Let us face our Father's Divine Light and our darkness will fall behind us.
310 Mercy and Grace Prior to AA I was filled with jealousy of those who were able to successfully getting on in life, those who had a successful family, friends, finance and on and on. I did not have an inferiority complex. I was inferior.
311 Choose the Unicorn or the Jackass Everywhere I look I see yeses and noes. I want the freedom to ride the unicorn and to remain grateful that I can also ride the mule and jackass.
312 Healing - Wholeness - Divine Union I am in my radical training and today. I am focused on healing one of the elements of my mission. I am dwelling on some of the aspects of healing, wholeness, the divine union within. We are part of One Life.
313 Come to the Edge “Come to the edge," he said. They said, "We are afraid." "Come to the edge," he said. They came. He pushed them...and they flew." (Guillaume Apollinaire)
314 Lies have a Shelf Life Lies have a shelf life. Most of our lies are fear based and will pass away if we will let them and not stuff another termite.
315 Faith of our Father I have a much deeper meaning for a statement I made many years ago and repeated it many times. I would ask more of God, more of the Program and more of myself sooner.
316 During Meditation I was setting in my chair doing my centering prayer last night, sometime during my meditation I went to sleep. I awakened after a good night’s sleep doing centering prayer as if I had been doing it all night long. I
317 Divine Designer Once a separator always a separator. Once an alcoholic always an alcoholic.
318 Good Bye Punishment Good-bye guilt and punishment and hello upgrades and corrections.
319 Reality or Personal "reality" I have to remind myself that each of us was created as an individual with a purpose. There is only one of each of us, we have no competition.
320 A Divine Mystical Union The need for our Father’s abiding faith has become more and more important to me. I want to understand the infinite with my finite mind and that’s not going to happen.
321 Let Our Father My morning prep work is filled with suggestions that have the same message; to let our Father have His way with me. “
322 Who Am I Who am I? Am I being true to my individuality, the created being I am? Am I dishonoring my True Self/self by making up a self that others want me to be?
323 Spread Love Until I came to the AA I never saw or heard much wisdom. Of course not being able to read had a lot to do with that. Once able to read I could not get enough. I took the suggestion from the Big Book: “Be quick to see where religious people are right. Make use of what they offer.” Alcoholics Anonymous page 87 - Not only am I open to this wonderful wisdom but I seek it out.
324 Miracles Abounding O where – O where have our miracles gone? We only need to open our heart’s eyes of faith to witness a Life filled with the grace of miracles.
325 If I Die Before I Wake I remember the saying: "If I die before I wake I pray the Lord my soul to take." When I tie this to our Program's Step Twelve; "Having had a Spiritual awakening...,"
326 No Prize As long as I was trying to be someone or something other than myself I had no solution for the problem. As my dad's partner once said "you know that Jim is no prize."
327 Our Father's Worth and Value I woke up early this morning and could not go back to sleep. I had a stream of thoughts about our Father's worth and value and how it contrast with my worth and value.
328 I'm Reminder I am reminded that everything and everyone that comes into my consciousness has a God-given purpose. Often I do understand it later; sometimes I never do understand its purpose.
329 Critics "It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena." (Theodore Roosevelt)