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ArchieB

I was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

I now live in Melbourne Australia with my wife Karen and my three children Duncan (23) Mitchell (22) and Ashleigh (18).

I am a recovered alcoholic. recovered through the Saving Grace of Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit living in and working through me.

My life mission is to help people suffering from addiction to discover personal relationship with Jesus Christ so they to can experience what it means to be truly sober.

Verse of the day

Romans 8:31-32 “With God on our side like this, how can we lose?” “If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he wouldn’t gladly and freely […]

RELAPSE

We are all the most vulnerable to relapse when life is going well. When things are going well we tend to stop listening to God because we think we can now handle things on our own. We start to neglect to go to meetings, reading the Bible, praying […]

CONSCIENCE ~ A Gift From God

This morning in my devotional time I read from the ‘Life Recovery Devotional’ the ‘Day 20, Step 10’ reading. Which was headed ‘A Sensitive Conscience’  As I read it a thought occurred to me, which became the title of today’s ‘Thought For Today.’  None of us got up one day and thought to ourselves […]

Pride Leads to RELAPSE

PRIDE LEADS TO RELAPSE One of the vices we face in recovery is pride. As we get well and start to feel good about ourselves and our lives it’s easy for us to forget the recovery journey we have been on and think we have arrived at our […]

Relapse Prevention

NOW THAT I AM IN THE PROCESS OF CHANGE, I WILL CHECK MYSELF DAILY TO MAKE SURE I AM NOT SLIPPING BACK INTO MY OLD WAYS AND IF I AM, I WILL TAKE STEPS TO RECTIFY IT   RELAPSE Remember how you got to where you are now“Think […]

What The Bible Says

NOW THAT I AM IN THE PROCESS OF CHANGE, I WILL CHECK MYSELF DAILY TO MAKE SURE I AM NOT SLIPPING BACK INTO MY OLD WAYS AND IF I AM,I WILL TAKE STEPS TO RECTIFY IT. RELAPSE “You walked away from your first love–why? What’s going on with […]

Tolerate Different

Colossians 3:13 Put up with each other. Forgive the things you are holding against one another. Forgive, just as the Lord forgave you Tolerating the differences. We all have them and some of them can be really annoying. God created us all in His image. He in His […]

Openness To Change

Ephesians 4:23 Now your attitudes and thoughts must all be constantly changing for the better. Today I attended Celebrate Recovery Frankston. The lesson for the day was lesson three ‘HOPE’ As I went into small group I realized, and it surprised me. Having lived a life of change since 1989. I am nor […]

Living In Peace In Spite of Our Differences

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS   Psalms 133:1-3 How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along! It’s like costly anointing oil flowing down head and beard, Flowing down Aaron’s beard, flowing down the collar of his priestly robes. It’s like the dew on Mount Hermon flowing down […]