Tag: Relationship

Now Is The Time!

Ecclesiastes 3:1 in The Message Bible says “There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on earth.” Since 1987 I have been in recovery from alcohol addiction and drug abuse. Since 2005 I have written blogs around the process of recovery. I believe I am […]

Living for God

Romans 14:7 We don’t live for ourselves alone. And we don’t die all by ourselves. The most important relationship in our recovery is our relationship with God. Everything we are going through is to bring us to the point of service to Him and others. He rescued me […]

Let Go and Let God #1

2 Corinthians 1:9 We felt like we’d been sent to death row, that it was all over for us. As it turned out, it was the best thing that could have happened. Instead of trusting in our own strength or wits to get out of it, we were […]

Discover The Importance of Personal Relationship

Step Twelve Having gone through these steps and discovering the importance of an individual relationship with God through Jesus, I will try to live according to His principles and to lead others to a personal relationship with Him. Jesus told His disciples, “I have been given all authority in […]

Love Confirms Salvation

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, […]

Change What You Say

Matthew 12:35 A good man says good things. These come from the good that is put away inside him. An evil man says evil things. These come from the evil that is put away inside him. A good man says good things! What we say should please God. […]

Identifying Hurt People

Matthew 5:43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor.” Welcome to Step Eight, which says “As part of the process of change, I will identify and record everyone I have harmed and through prayer become willing to make restitution to them.”  Now that we have […]