Category: Reflection

Let Go of Resentment

LET GO OF RESENTMENT 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. “This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter […]

Avoid Compromise

When are you willing to compromise what you have learned in recovery to save a relationship? 2 Corinthians 6:14-15 Don’t become partners with those who reject God. How can you make a partnership out of right and wrong? That’s not a partnership; that’s war. Is light best friends with […]

Don’t Seek Revenge

STEP NINE WE MADE DIRECT AMENDS TO SUCH PEOPLE WHEREVER POSSIBLE, EXCEPT WHEN TO DO SO WOULD INJURE THEM OR OTHERS, Romans 12:17-18 Don’t hit back; discover beauty in everyone. If you’ve got it in you, get along with everybody. I read this verse and immediately into my head […]

Identifying Hurt People

“You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the […]

Do Not Be Afraid

1 John 5:14 There is one thing we can be sure of when we come to God in prayer. If we ask anything in keeping with what he wants, he hears us. We all have hopes and dreams. Some of them attainable some of them not. Isaiah 48:17 […]

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 to allowing God to […]

What The Bible Says

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”  John 14:26 Jesus told His disciples “The Holy Spirit will teach you and help you remember” When I introduce myself […]

Jesus knows it all

Proverbs 15:11 If the Lord can see everything in the world of the dead, he can see in our hearts. God knows all about us. He understands our strengths and our weaknesses. He knows if we lie, cheat, steal or do anything He disapproves of. One of the […]