Category: Recovery

Balance

Hebrews 4:1 God’s promise of enjoying his rest still stands. So be careful that none of you fails to receive it. Through many years in recovery, attending many meetings and many events I am aware of how lucky I am. I am also conscious of the fact that […]

Make The Right Choice

The choice to keep moving forward or go back is a choice we have to make every day for the rest of our lives. When I introduce myself to speak in recovery meetings I generally say: “My name is Archie and I am a recovered alcoholic. Recovered through […]

Share the Vision

The Spirit of the Lord and King is on me. The Lord has anointed me to tell the good news to poor people. He has sent me to comfort those whose hearts have been broken. He has sent me to announce freedom for those who have been captured. […]

#2147 Positive influence

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Cheer up those who are shy. Help those who are weak. Put up with everyone. We need to be aware of our strengths and weaknesses in the process of recovery. We all have both weaknesses and strengths. We are not all designed for the same […]

Recovery is a Threefold Process

It begins when we make a conscious decision to recover by doing whatever we need to do to live right. I heard a tape when I was involved with “Adult Children of Alcoholics.” on which the presenter said, “If you are an alcoholic and also an adult child of an alcoholic […]

Coming Soon to Living Life Recovery

Starting on the 1st April 2018 right here on Living Life Recovery we will be featuring the ‘4o Days of Recovery’ series. 4o Daily Recovery Devotions based on the 12 Steps of Living Life Recovery. 6 Weekly message videos (with audio podcasts) based on the topic for the week. […]

Recovery Devotion #166, 2017

Titus 2:11-15 God’s readiness to give and forgive is now public. Salvation’s available for everyone!  We’re being shown how to turn our backs on a godless, indulgent life, and how to take on a God-filled, God-honouring life. This new life is starting right now and is whetting our […]

Recovery Devotion #165, 2017

LET GOD CHANGE YOU 1 Thessalonians 4:7 God hasn’t invited us into a disorderly, unkempt life but into something holy and beautiful– as beautiful on the inside as the outside. When we fail to meet God’s standards we need to confess our mistakes. In step six we commit […]

Recovery Devotion 164, 2017

BREAKING OLD HABITS Colossians 3:8 You know better now, so make sure it’s all gone for good: bad temper, irritability, meanness, profanity, dirty talk. Backsliding is common in the process of recovery. I am not talking about relapse but of falling back into your old ways. Most backsliding […]