Month: October 2015

God is involved in every area of our lives

Who has it as good as you? A people saved by God! The Shield who defends you, the Sword who brings triumph. Deuteronomy 33:29 God is involved in every area of our lives. He is working out everything for our good. That doesn’t mean everything that happens in […]

How are we meant to cope?

“…. concentrate on winning God’s approval, on being a workman with nothing to be ashamed of, and who knows how to use the word of truth to the best advantage.” 2 Timothy 2:15 When our lives are consumed by our problems reason and logic go out the window. […]

Ponder the Path of Life

STEP 4: WE MADE A SEARCHING AND FEARLESS MORAL INVENTORY OF OURSELVES The lips of a seductive woman are oh so sweet, her soft words are oh so smooth. But it won’t be long before she’s gravel in your mouth, a pain in your gut, a wound in […]

Deception Weakens the foundations of recovery

STEP 4: WE MADE A SEARCHING AND FEARLESS MORAL INVENTORY OF OURSELVES. Make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that. Don’t be impressed with yourself. Don’t compare yourself with others. Each of you must take […]

Rise Above Feeling

Then everyone who was in trouble, in debt, or bitter about life joined him, and he became their commander. There were about four hundred men with him. 1 Samuel 22:2 In the process of recovery we can sometime become deflated. Little things can bring disappointment, self-pity can cause […]

Recovery Thought #289

Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of God’s will into all of our activities.— ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 85 Many people choose to live as they please. They give in to their sinful impulses without thinking about God’s will for them. They fall to […]

Recovery Thought #288

When we speak or act hastily or rashly, the ability to be fair-minded and tolerant evaporates on the spot – TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS. p.91 I will not tolerate anyone with a conceited look or arrogant heart. Psalm 101:5 Have you completed Step 3? ‘TURNED YOUR WILL […]