Knowing He was God’s Son did not make Jesus reject Mary and Joseph as His earthly parents. Being in recovery and in relationship with God through Jesus does not give us permission to ignore our responsibilities as parents, sons and daughters, siblings or spouses. Commitment to God and […]
Even though we don’t admit it, we all want the approval of those closest to us. Our parents, siblings, spouses, children. We tell ourselves and them it’s not important, whilst we cringe inside. Desperately wanting them to say they approve of us, how we live and what we […]
The only way to win in recovery is reliance on God. In our own strength we tire and expire. In His strength we succeed and eventually lead the examples He is calling us to. Nehemiah 4:10 But soon word was going around in Judah,The builders are pooped, the […]
Now we are in recovery we need to learn to seek what God wants and do all that we can to make His will our daily routine. Colossians 2:20 Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged […]
Acts 2:46 The believers shared a common purpose, and every day they spent much of their time together. Pursue God’s plan.Understand His sacrifice for you.Replicate Jesus attitudes and actions..Pray regularly for each other.Open your heart to the Holy Spirit.Share your experience with others.Endure whatever comes your way.
I thank God regularly for all He has done, is doing and will do on my ‘Road to Recovery’ from sin. 1 Corinthians 1:3-4 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I always thank my God for you because of his […]
Be honest with God, and he will help you turn your attention from yourself to Him. It’s hard to stop focusing on our own circumstances sometimes. Especially if we are going through crisis or trauma. But we need to learn through practice and discipline to focus on God, […]
The A.A. Big Book in Chapter 6 says:“Having made our personal inventory, what shall we do about it? We have been trying to get a new attitude, a new relationship with our Creator, and to discover the obstacles in our path.” All of us, whether in recovery or […]
The Bible is written so we can believe that Jesus is the One True Higher Power. When we believe this, our thirst to know more about Him should lead to further investigation of the Bible and a desire to know Him personally. John 20:30-31 Jesus provided far more […]
Unbelief can stunt our spiritual growth. Confessing our unbelief can help us recommence our spiritual walk. Admitting our doubt is the right place to start when we feel separation from God.