Category: 2017

Thought for Today #284, 2017

Step Twelve says “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others.” Jesus says in John 15:12 “This is my command: Love one another the way I loved you.” Ephesians 4:29-32 says to ‘watch the way you talk. Let nothing […]

Verse of the Day # 284, 2017

Matthew 25:13-30 “So stay alert. You have no idea when he might arrive. 14 “It’s also like a man going off on an extended trip. He called his servants together and delegated responsibilities. 15 To one he gave five thousand dollars, to another two thousand, to a third […]

Ephesians 2:14-19 For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in his flesh the law with its commands and regulations. His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity […]

Living Life Recovery Reflection #267

FORGIVEN TO FORGIVE   Proverbs 15:1 A gentle answer turns anger away. But mean words stir up anger. Uncontrolled anger will not repair relationships. The right attitude to people that have hurt you is forgiveness. The right attitude towards those you have hurt is to honestly accept your […]

BE PREPARED   Proverbs 12:18 Thoughtless words cut like a sword. But the tongue of wise people brings healing. What we say reveals what is in our hearts. Wholehearted obedience to God requires preparation. Repairing relationships requires preparation. Unless our hearts are ready for the task of meeting […]

Planned Recovery

It’s a bit of a stretch when you enter recovery and hear someone tell you about the peace that surpasses all understanding. You’ve been trying for years to seek peace, and have always gotten chaos and confusion instead. In recovery, you’re learning to be yourself, instead of being […]

Psalms 40:13 Please, Lord, rescue me! Come quickly, Lord, and help me.   GOD LIFTS US OUT OF OUR PROBLEMSHe lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked […]

LIVING LIFE RECOVERY REFLECTION #260PURIFY YOUR SOUL 1 Peter 1:22 You have made yourselves pure by obeying the truth. So, you have an honest and true love for your brothers and sisters. Love each other deeply, from the heart. This verse is talking about purity of our souls.  […]