Category: 2017

Living Life Recovery Reflection #246

Romans 12:19 My friends, don’t try to get even. Leave room for God to show his anger. It is written, “I am the One who judges people. I will pay them back,” says the Lord. Forgiveness is stronger than revenge. When I felt offended or hurt by someone […]

Living Life Recovery Reflection #245

Luke 6:28 Bless those who call down curses on you. And pray for those who treat you badly.  This I found hard to get my head around until I started to understand, most of the people I was holding resentments against didn’t even know it. The only person […]

Living Life Recovery Reflection #244

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. […]

Living Life Recovery Reflection #243

Matthew 7:12 “In everything, do to others what you would want them to do to you. This is what is written in the Law and in the Prophets.” One of our biggest problems in the process of recovery is our own self-worth. I spent a lot of my […]

#242-Let go of resentment

Matthew 5:23 “Suppose you are offering your gift at the altar. And you remember that your brother has something against you.”  This scripture in Matthew goes on to say “If you remember someone has something against you leave your gift and go and make peace, then come back […]

#241-Peace achieved

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are those who make peace. They will be called sons of God.  Step Nine says “Having identified the people, I have harmed, I will now go and make restitution to them. Unless to do is going to cause them or other pain or suffering.” It […]

#240-Life is valuable

Proverbs 14:30 A peaceful heart gives life to the body. But jealousy rots the bones.  Living in recovery per God’s will makes life valuable. Through this process, God asked us to choose life through following Jesus rather than leading life per our own sinful desires. God wants us […]

#239-Not guilty

Psalms 13:3 Lord my God, look at me and answer me. Give me new life, or I will die.  For many of us, recovery is our last hope of living a normal life. For so long we have been caught up in the crisis and turmoil of recovery. […]