God shows us what’s right

God opened my eyes to the possibilities and opportunities that existed in my life (Genesis 21:19) As I grew and learned to put my trust in Him instead of myself, He made clear to me what the right way was. My hope for my future is I will continually look to Him for what is […]

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Overcoming obstacles

Life is full of obstacles and so is recovery. Living life recovery means we need to stand firm on our commitments. Knowing the power of the Holy Spirit within empowers us to stay strong. God’s power is available to us all but He will not do the work of recovery for us. That’s our part. […]

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I hated myself, but I was too close to notice

A number of years before I entered recovery I knew I was an alcoholic, but it was a good excuse to keep drinking. When I did decide to stop it was for the wrong reasons, selfish reasons. I desired recovery but never got it because my motives for obtaining it were simply self-preservation. Finally when […]

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Mothers inspire confidence

Mothers inspire confidence in their children; they give them a sense of security. Mothers inspire confidence in their children. They push, encourage, promote and coach them in a variety of areas. These words from mothers lips ring in millions of ears today, “You can make it! You can be somebody!” Mothers push children to achieve, […]

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Addiction

Proverbs 23:29-30 Who has anguish? Who has sorrow? Who is always fighting? Who is always complaining? Who has unnecessary bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes? It is the one who spends long hours in the taverns, trying out new drinks. I read these two verses tonight and they brought back so many bad memories. Thank God […]

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No need for perfection

When we read people’s stories in the Bible we find all of them were flawed. Discovering the lives of individuals in the Bible was a huge stepping stone to my Spiritual growth. It made the Bible more understandable, relevant and usable in my recovery walk. God using flawed people to accomplish His purpose. It made […]

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Taking God’s message to the World!

As many of you are aware one of the things I am trying to establish at the moment is web based ‘recovery discussion’ and I am not afraid to admit it’s difficult, but not impossible. Nothing is impossible with God and I believe strongly what I am doing is God’s thing not mine. Any way, […]

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God gives me opportunities

When God creates opportunities in my life it is still up to me to participate. As I reflect on my recovery where I am now, where I have come from and how I got here, I realize the importance of acting on His leading in my life. If I hadn’t participated nothing would have changed. […]

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Recovery is simple but not easy!

I was unsure of how to go about this, and felt totally inadequate– I was scared to death, if you want the truth of it. 1 Corinthians 2:3 Recovery can be a scary prospect. To move away from addiction, that, even though it is painful is comfortable. When we first come to recovery we are […]

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Be prepared to share

All of our talents can be used to make a contribution to God. Remember God draws on our unique talents to draw others to himself through us May this God of peace prepare you to do every good thing he wants. May he work in us through Jesus Christ to do what is pleasing to […]

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