Month: May 2018

The Twelve Gifts Of Life Recovery #1

Psalms 130:5 I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on Him. I have put my hope in His word. The ‘Gift of Hope’ in recovery is a result of reliance on God, understanding His Word and applying it to every area of our day to day lives.

Thought For The Day

Proverbs 16:7 When the way you live pleases the Lord, he makes even your enemies live at peace with you.  In the process of recovery, you will always have mockers. As I have matured in recovery, especially in the early days it is surprising how many people have […]

Hope #1

Turn to me and have mercy, for I am alone and in deep distress. My problems go from bad to worse. Oh, save me from them all! Feel my pain and see my trouble. Forgive all my sins. See how many enemies I have and how viciously they […]

Giving God Permission

Job 31:6 Let God weigh me in honest scales. Sometimes we allow our emotions to get in the way of our recovery progress. Over the years I have been in recovery I have seen many people give up because they have a problem with a person or a […]

The Twelve Gifts Of Life Recovery

In the introduction to the book “The Twelve Gifts of Life Recovery” by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop it talks about God’s gifts of recovery. It says of these gifts “These are not automatic results of “working the program”—they are gifts that may come to us along the way—but by working […]

Personal Accountability

Proverbs 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. What we do affects other and what they do affects us. Recovery is not a part-time process and God will not be happy with us just doing the right thing some of the time. That means not […]

Go to The Temple and Take Your Stand

Scripture Reading: Acts 5:17-25 “Go to the Temple and take your stand. Tell the people everything there is to say about this Life.” Acts 5:20 Step 12: Having gone through these steps and discovering the importance of an individual relationship with God through Jesus, I will try to live according […]

Following God #2

Proverbs 21:2 Everything a man does might seem right to him. But the Lord knows what he is thinking.  None of us intentionally set out to do the wrong thing. We do what we believe is right. Unfortunately, sometimes it isn’t. I first made a decision to recover […]