Wine makes men foolish, and strong drink makes men come to blows; and whoever comes into error through these is not wise. (Pro 20:1)
How often have you woken up after a night of using and felt foolish? How many relationships have you ruined because if your stupidity?
The purpose in the heart of a man is like deep water, but a man of good sense will get it out. (Pro 20:5)
God has a better way for us to live! It is within us all, but we need to learn and apply the principles of recovery to live it…
Who is able to say, I have made my heart clean, I am free from my sin? (Pro 20:9)
None of us is perfect! If we were we wouldn’t be here. Because we are not perfect we must learn to rely daily on the One who is.
Do not be a lover of sleep, or you will become poor: keep your eyes open, and you will have bread enough. (Pro 20:13)
Recovery requires effort! You don’t get healthy spiritual growth from doing nothing.
He who goes about talking of the business of others gives away secrets: so have nothing to do with him whose lips are open wide. (Pro 20:19)
We all have secrets! When others share them with us because they trust us it is a BIG thing. They don’t want to hear it back from others.
It is a danger to a man to say without thought, It is holy, and, after taking his oaths, to be questioning if it is necessary to keep them. (Pro 20:25)
Recovery is repetitive! We achieve long-term recovery by studying and applying the Steps for a long time.