Month: February 2015

2015–Day 52

STEP 1: We admitted that we were powerless over our dependencies—that our lives had become unmanageable. “I know that nothing good lives in me. . . . I want to do what is right, but I can’t”Romans 7:18 We are not alone in this struggle – it is […]

2015 – Day 49

“I will certainly bless you, and I will multiply your descendants beyond number.” Then Abraham waited patiently, and he received what God had promised. Hebrews 6:14-15 Experience: God’s timing is perfect! Ever since the day I began recovery I have wanted to be the best! To know the […]

2015–Day 48

How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul, with sorrow in my heart every day? Psalm 13:2 Experience: The process of recovery can be long and difficult with seemingly never ending stretches of little or no growth. To achieve recovery I had to leave my home […]

2015–Day 47

When I refused to confess my sin, my body wasted away, and I groaned all day long. Finally, I confessed all my sins to you and stopped trying to hide my guilt. I said to myself, “I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.” And you forgave me! […]

2015 – Day 46

A time to cry and a time to laugh. A time to grieve and a time to dance. Ecclesiastes 3:4 Experience: When we get serious about recovery it usually means making drastic changes to our life. I can mean dismantling a lot of the things we have considered […]

2015 – Day 45

A man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.’ Since they are no longer two but one, let no one split apart what God has joined together.”Matthew‬ ‭19‬:‭5-6‬ In October this year my wife Karen and I […]

2015 – Day 44

When Saul returned to his home at Gibeah, a group of men whose hearts God had touched went with him. 1 Samuel‬ ‭10‬:‭26‬ Starting anew means we must first come to God for the salvation He offers in Jesus (John 3:16) We then need to depend on Him […]

2015 – Day 42

A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding,and she could find no cure. Coming up behind Jesus, she touched the fringe of his robe. Immediately, the bleeding stopped. Luke 8:43-44 By faith God’s power does the impossible. Recovery may seem to be beyond the […]

2015–Day 41

We praise God for the glorious grace he has poured out on us who belong to his dear Son. He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins. Ephesians 1:6-7 Out of gratitude for rescuing […]

2015–Day 40

It is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. Hebrews 11:6 The Bible tells us that anyone who wants to come to God must believe that He exists […]