Month: April 2011

God gives me opportunities

When God creates opportunities in my life it is still up to me to participate. As I reflect on my recovery where I am now, where I have come from and how I got here, I realize the importance of acting on His leading in my life. If […]

Recovery is simple but not easy!

I was unsure of how to go about this, and felt totally inadequate– I was scared to death, if you want the truth of it. 1 Corinthians 2:3 Recovery can be a scary prospect. To move away from addiction, that, even though it is painful is comfortable. When […]

Be prepared to share

All of our talents can be used to make a contribution to God. Remember God draws on our unique talents to draw others to himself through us May this God of peace prepare you to do every good thing he wants. May he work in us through Jesus […]

Recovery leads to good conduct

It is easy to think of recovery in the terms of ‘to stop using’. Prior to coming to the ‘Bridge Program’ I spent time in a rehab in Western Australia and attended A.A. Meetings regularly. But that was all I did -,’stopped using’. I did nothing about stopping […]

Healthy Relationships

Our hope for a lasting, growing future must involve healthy relationships. With God and with others. Without healthy relationships lasting, growing recovery is impossible.

Scared of Scars

Many of us have been impaired by alcohol or drugs. Some will carry the damage permanently. We shall be wise not to magnify our afflictions too much, or they will rule us. Instead of magnifying our weaknesses we must learn to magnify the Lord. This is a good […]

What are you doing for Easter?

Luke 23:20-21 Pilate still wanted to let Jesus go, and so spoke out again. But they kept shouting back,”Crucify! Crucify him!” How would you feel? Sentencing an innocent man to the death penalty by the inhumane method of crucifixion just to satisfy the crowd? Pilate didn’t want to […]

Am I Enough?

Do I depend on God for my sense of adequacy? For the task of representing Christ “Am I enough”. For the position of head of my household “Am I enough?”. To live out God’s purpose “Am I enough?” The answer on my own “NO” but with Christ a […]