Month: July 2016

Daily Reflection July 31,2016

 Not all in recovery Matthew 6:14 “Forgive people when they sin against you. If you do, your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you.  One of the problems with the process of recovery is – not everyone is in recovery, even though we all need it. […]

Daily Reflection July 30, 2016

Time to forgive   Matthew 5:44 Here is what I tell you. Love your enemies. Pray for those who hurt you.  Forgiving others isn’t always easy. Often the pain is still real and raw. But forgiving is necessary to moving on in the process of recovery. The degree […]

Daily Reflection July 29,2016

Love Your Enemies Matthew 5:43-48 “You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a […]

Daily Reflection July 28, 2016

Recovery takes TIME! Philippians 1:6 I am sure that the One who began a good work in you will carry it on until it is completed. That will be on the day Christ Jesus returns. Spiritual growth like physical growth takes time. When we first come to recovery […]

Daily Reflection July 27, 2016

Friend of God Proverbs 18:24 Even a man who has many companions can be destroyed. But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. I am a friend of God: It is unlike any other friendship I have ever been in. I trust Him completely and […]

Daily Reflection July 26, 2016

Pray diligently  Psalms 119:133 Teach me how to live as you have promised. Don’t let any sin be my master.  I love this verse in the Bible. I have one prayer I pray every day, sometimes several times a day and it is “God show me the next […]

Daily Reflection July 25, 2016

Thank God Psalms 103:2 I will praise the Lord. I won’t forget anything he does for me.  Colin Buchannan sings a children’s song that says: “Remember the Lord. Remember that He is in control.”  Good advice for people in recovery! Knowing that God is in control brings me […]

Daily Reflections July 24, 2016

Trust God always Psalms 91:14 The Lord says, “I will save the one who loves me. I will keep him safe, because he trusts in me.  Recovery is about finding safety through personal relationship with God. God promises that He will keep us safe if we love Him […]

Daily Reflection July 23, 2016

Read the Bible  Psalms 79:9 God our Saviour, help us. Then glory will come to you. Be true to your name. Save us and forgive our sins.  If others offer you advice that goes against the Word of God, it is the wrong advice. A large part of […]

Daily Reflection July 22, 2016

John 4:42 “We no longer believe just because of what you said. We have now heard for ourselves. We know that this man really is the Savior of the world.” We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings. – Ovid In the process of […]