Tag: Foundations

Why Recovery?

Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love. Long, long ago he decided to adopt us into his family through Jesus Christ. (What pleasure he […]

He Decided to Adopt Us

Seek God while He’s here to be found, pray to Him while He’s close at hand. Let the wicked abandon their way of life and the evil of their way of thinking. Let them come back to God, who is merciful, come back to our God, who is […]

#2270 The Twelve Steps

The Twelve Steps of Living Life Recovery are  God-given. Received through prayer and meditation from the Holy Spirit in 2005. They are founded on The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonyous but were adapted as I thought the Twelve Steps did not go deep enough spiritually. All recovery inspirations […]

#2102 Recovering From Ruin

People get knocked about by various forms of attack. Lives are damaged through: Unexpected disasters, accidents, illnesses, unemployment, homelessnesss. Wrong choices, mixing in the wrong company, using mood altering substances to fit in, developing bad habits. Self-willed preoccupation, with things that make us feel good while sin destroys our […]

Establishing Spiritual Foundations

  Living Life Recovery is a Process of Rebuilding Lives  Nehemiah 2:11-20 I arrived in Jerusalem. After I had been there three days, I got up in the middle of the night, I and a few men who were with me. I hadn’t told anyone what my God […]

Thought For Today

Christ came and preached peace to you outsiders and peace to us insiders. He treated us as equals, and so made us equals. Through Him, we both share the same Spirit and have equal access to the Father. That’s plain enough, isn’t it? You’re no longer wandering exiles. […]

Thought For Today

How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! He’s the Father of our Master, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in him. Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus […]

Self-promotion is no Promotion

Matthew 23:12 If you puff yourself up, you’ll get the wind knocked out of you. But if you’re content to simply be yourself, your life will count for plenty. Luke 14:11 says “What I’m saying is, If you walk around with your nose in the air, you’re going to […]

Can You Stand Up?

It is good to stand tall. There is something about upright upstanding people that is encouraging. At this point in your recovery process what is your standing? When you commenced the process did you make a conscious choice to be counted among those who stand for goodness, honesty, […]