Green Valley Club

12 Step Recovery in Las Vegas

DAILY REFLECTIONS for January 17th

HAPPINESS COMES QUIETLY

"The trouble with us alcoholics was this: We demanded that the world give us happiness and peace of mind in just the particular order we wanted to get it — by the alcohol route. And we weren't successful. But when we take time to find out some of the spiritual laws, and familiarize ourselves with them, and put them into practice, then we do get happiness and peace of mind. … There seem to be some rules that we have to follow, but happiness and peace of mind are always here, open and free to anyone."
Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers, Page 308

The simplicity of the A.A. program teaches me that happiness isn't something I can "demand." It comes upon me quietly, while I serve others. In offering my hand to the newcomer or to someone who has relapsed, I find that my own sobriety has been recharged with indescribable gratitude and happiness.

Daily Reflections reprinted with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.

 

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7:00 amSunrise Group
10:00 amDaily Reflections
12:00 pmNooners Meditation
5:30 pmBeer Thirty
7:00 pmGreen Valley Al-Anon
8:30 pmPrinciples Before Personalities