What’s Inside?

“People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within.” -Ramona L. Anderson When I came home from work tonight my wife and youngest son […]

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Focus on the power source of recovery

Life is full of good intentions. As we grow in recovery we try new things, with good intention but the reality is they don’t always work out the way we plan. When we focus on our problems we often lose sight of the power source of our recovery. Our desires  get mixed up with our capabilities.  We […]

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God’s Timing

The nature of God’s timng requires that we practice Trust.. Now Jesus himself was about thirty years old when he began his ministry. He was the son, so it was thought, of Joseph, the son of Heli,Luke 3:23

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Discipline

God will never give us more than we can handle. (1 Corinthians 10:13) No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. God is faithful and He will not allow any of us to be tempted without providing a way for us to resist it. Temptation is a test and each time we […]

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Give us today our daily bread

Matthew 6:14 In prayer there is a connection between what God does and what you do. You can’t get forgiveness from God, for instance, without also forgiving others. We ask each day for bread. The bread of life, that teaches us sobriety and temperance. We ask only for what we need, not for what we […]

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Personal Journey – Communal Purpose

Recovery is to be a story of personal experience. “Go to your friends and tell them the great things the Lord has done for you and the compassion He has shown you.” Romans 11:32 One way or another, God makes sure that we all experience what it means to be outside so that he can […]

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The right Attitude

You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. Philippians 2:5 In recovery we must humbly admit our faults ao we can begin to change our destructive habits. If we follow Christ in humility, learning to admit our failures, nothing will be able to get in the way of successful recovery. (Philippians 2:5-11)

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Wednesday 22nd June 2011

John 21:17 Then he said it a third time:”Simon, son of John, do you love me?”Peter was upset that he asked for the third time,”Do you love me?”so he answered,”Master, you know everything there is to know. You’ve got to know that I love you.”Jesus said,”Feed my sheep. Out on night outreach last night armed […]

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Tuesday 21st June 2011

‘In your life you will have trouble’, it is a given and it is in the Bible. Rebelling against who we are or what we have gone through will not change it. Or change us! Recovery is a time for learning to find serenity whilst accepting the realities of life. Discomfort leads to action. If […]

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