Tomorrow night at B-Together Recovery we are continuing our four week series on STEP 6: We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. This step is about willingness to put in the action we need to put in to change our lives to […]
God sees spiritual maturity in us. It only comes through reading, meditating and applying His Word to our daily living.
Love the Lord God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence and energy. Mark 12:30
1989 William Booth Men’s Hostel – (the Sobering Up Unit) Whitmore Square, Adelaide South Australia. Where this journey began. I remember the counselor interviewing me and saying “you can’t go on the program, your attitude is all wrong.” I thank God everyday for His intervention and for changing my attitude.
When we talk too much and don’t listen others think we know it all. Someone told me once ‘you need to listen twice as much as you talk.’ Not sure if that’s the right measure. One thing I have learned however is in our quiet time with God […]
People will tell you things that sound right, sound safe and sound easy. It warns us in the ‘Big Book’ of ‘Alcoholics Anonymous’ as we go through the process of recovery we will always look for the ‘easier, softer way’ I want to tell you there isn’t one.In recovery we need […]
We will all experience storms in our lives, recovery won’t change that. What recovery does change for us is our options. Where we used to run to our habit of choice we now have the option to run to Jesus in the storm, confess our need and trust […]
God expects us to be different. Early in recovery we tend to keep contact with some of our old habits and relationships. We can find ourselves living a double life. Acting one way when we are with others in recovery and another way when we are with people […]
God put his love on the line for us by offering his Son in sacrificial death while we were of no use whatever to him. Romans 5:8 Whenever you have doubts about the value of your life, remember God loved you before your came to recovery. He loved […]
He told me, My grace is enough; it’s all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness. Once I heard that, I was glad to let it happen. I quit focusing on the handicap and began appreciating the gift. It was a case of Christ’s […]