Discussion Starter #14

Permitted Doesn’t Always Mean ‘Good for You’ 1 Corinthians 6:12 Just because something is technically legal doesn’t mean that it’s spiritually appropriate. If I went around doing whatever I thought I could get by with, I’d be a slave to my whims. I started drinking at the age […]

Morning Harmony #14

“Aiming To Be” John 7:12 Some were saying, “He’s a good man.” Some people have trouble believing we have really changed. While this may frustrate us and make us angry, we need to remember how our old lifestyle affected them. When drinking and using we brought a great […]

Discussion Starter #13

Change Your Habits Check out everything and keep only what’s good. Throw out anything tainted with evil.1 Thessalonians 5:21-22 I learned bad habits by doing bad things. I did bad things because they felt good. Notice I said, ‘they felt good’ not ‘they were right.’ Recovery is about […]

What The Bible Says

Habits Now I’m alert to God’s ways; I don’t take God for granted. Slack habits and sloppy work are as bad as vandalism. All your lives you’ve let sin tell you what to do. But thank God you’ve started listening to a new master, one whose commands set […]

Morning Harmony #13

Unbuckled Guilt “This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life. God didn’t go to all the […]

Discussion Starter #12

Two Ears One Mouth Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear. James 1:19 I remember when I first came to recovery my sponsor said to me ‘take the cotton wool […]

What The Bible Says

Now that I’ve put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand–shine! Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you’ll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 #Stand #Shine #Open

Morning Harmony #12

Childish Adulthood Luke 18:17 Mark this: “Unless you accept God’s kingdom in the simplicity of a child, you’ll never get in.” There have been many occasions in the past where we have been ‘childish’ but not ‘child-like’ Childish in stubbornness, foolishness, and destructiveness. Often under the influence of […]

Step One ~ Week One

Step One ~ Week One God holds the high center, He sees and sets the world’s mess right. He decides what is right for us earthlings, gives people their just deserts. God’s a safe-house for the battered, a sanctuary during bad times. The moment you arrive, you relax; […]

Discussion Starter #11

Be on Your Guard 1 Peter 5:8Keep a cool head. Stay alert. The Devil is poised to pounce and would like nothing better than to catch you napping There is safety in numbers. Growing up I was not a very sociable person. Not because I didn’t want to […]