Posting Changes

As the 4o Days of Recovery curriculum requires extra time commitment blog posts to this blog will be weekly till the end of September 2011. Please feel free to go to Living Life Recovery for daily recovery updates.

Forgiveness is freedom

Psalms 133:1 How wonderful and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony! People who live in love and peace, shall have the God of love and peace with them now. I hear day in and day out people making the statement. “I need God in my […]

Follow me and I will lead you!

The title of this blog are the words Jesus said to me when He invited me to be His follower in 1989. Thinking about them today. Here are my thoughts: Leaders set the Agenda. Leaders decide what they will do and what their followers will do. Leaders set […]

God cares about me

Psalms 56:8 You keep track of all my sorrows.you have collected all my tears in your bottle.You have recorded each one in your book. Today I had opportunity to take my three children out, without my wife. I am surprised at how well they behaved and all got […]

Step Seven Prayer

“My Creator, I am willing now that you should have all of me, good and bad. I pray tha you remove from me every single defect of character which stands in your way of my usefulness to you and my fellow. Grant me the strength, as I go […]

Some facts about recovery

Recovery is a continual dailyprocess:Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward. 2 John 1:8 As we progress in recovery and get well it can be tempting to stop applying the recovery disciplines we have installed for […]

We are all aging

Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent. Psalm 71:9 “Maybe we should drop him at the old people’s home on the way home”. This suggestion came from my fifteen year old son in response to his […]

Memories of another time

Malachi 2:10 Don’t we all come from one Father? Aren’t we all created by the same God? So why can’t we get along? Why do we desecrate the covenant of our ancestors that binds us together? Today in the City I watched as fans from two AFL teams […]

Reaching out to a Godless world

James 1:27 Real religion, the kind that passes muster before God the Father, is this: Reach out to the homeless and loveless in their plight, and guard against corruption from the godless world. Out on outreach last night, talking with volunteers between stops we were talking about our […]

My Father – God

What a life-changing discovery it was when I discovered that I have a Father in heaven whom I had never known. I had even, unbelievably, stubbornly turned away from my Father and my God—the One who loves me as much as His only begotten Son, Jesus. As a […]