Cloudiness

Luke 9:34-35 While he was speaking, a cloud appeared and covered them, and they were afraid as they entered the cloud. A voice came from the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him.”John 1:14 says ‘The Word became flesh and made his dwelling […]

Elements of Thankfulness

1 Corinthians 15:57 Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Regularly thanking God for what He has done, is doing and will do in our lives is a good habit to adapt in recovery. There are four elements to habitual thankfulness we […]

What The Bible Says

Galatians 4:5-7 We have been set free to experience our rightful heritage. You can tell for sure that you are now fully adopted as his own children because God sent the Spirit of his Son into our lives crying out, “Papa! Father!” Doesn’t that privilege of intimate conversation with […]

What The Bible Says

Proverbs 19:21  You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. How did I get here? God used our past to bring us to where we are right now. None of us ended up in recovery by mistake. He knew a everything we were going to think, […]

Following Jesus

None of us intentionally set out to do the wrong thing. We do what we believe is right. Unfortunately, sometimes it isn’t. I first made a decision to recover from addiction in 1987. I entered rehab, I attended A.A. I learned and applied the Twelve Steps according to […]

Appetite – What The Bible Says

Don’t go and stuff yourself! That would be just the same as cutting your throat. Wise men and fools alike spend their lives scratching for food and never seem to get enough. Both have the same problem, yet the poor man who is wise lives a far better life. […]

A Change of Appetite

Matthew 5:6 God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice, for they will be satisfied. We cannot live on yesterdays intake. Nor will we survive very long on an unhealthy diet. Hamburgers, fish, and chips will satisfy our hunger but they bloat the stomach and dull our […]

Don’t Let Pride Trip You

Proverbs 16:18 If you are proud, you will be destroyed. If you are proud, you will fall. With humility comes wisdom and with wisdom comes honor. Before coming to The Salvation Army Bridge Program I was also in rehab in Rockingham in Western Australia. Where I learned all […]

Contentment – What The Bible Says

Less is more and more is less. I would rather scrub floors in the house of my God than be honoured as a guest in the palace of sin. A pretentious showy life is an empty life; a plain and simple life is a full life. If you […]