The Serenity Prayer is commonly attributed to Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, who composed it in the 1940s. According to its website, Alcoholics Anonymous adopted the Serenity Prayer and began including it in AA materials in 1942. What is so special about this prayer that millions of people use across the world […]
1 John 4:18 Perfect love drives fear away. Fear has to do with being punished. The one who fears does not have perfect love. Genuine love in our lives confirms our salvation. One of my biggest fears during my addictive years was fear of abandonment. Since high school, […]
I hate the two-faced, but I love your clear-cut revelation. You’re my place of quiet retreat; I wait for your Word to renew me. Get out of my life, evildoers so I can keep my God’s commands. Take my side as you promised; I’ll live then for sure. […]
1 John 2:29 You know that God is right and always does what is right. And you know that everyone who does what is right has been born again because of what God has done. God’s holiness is our standard for living life recovery. When we turn our […]
Matthew 7:12 “Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you, then grab the initiative and do it for them.”
Proverbs 1:33 First pay attention to me, and then relax. Now you can take it easy–you’re in good hands.”
Galatians 6:2 Stoop down and reach out to those who are oppressed. Share their burdens, and so complete Christ’s law.
1 Peter 2:1 Stop telling lies. Don’t pretend to be something you are not. Stop wanting what others have. Don’t speak against each other. All the time in recovery I experience people who want to complain about others in recovery. The Bible tells us to love God and […]