All praise to the God and Father of our Master, Jesus the Messiah! Father of all mercy! God of all healing counsel! He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard […]
Recovery is about Progress If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.Barack Obama We have all heard the quote ‘You only fail when you stop trying.” Recovery is about progressing. 1 Corinthians 15:58 With all this going for […]
Luke 9:23 Then he said to all, “Anyone who wants to follow me must put aside his own desires and conveniences and carry his cross with him every day and keep close to me!
Practice Servant Living Matthew 5:41 The Twelve Steps should lead us to be servants, willing to carry the load of others and be a witness of the Saving Grace of Jesus Christ to others. A true witness of spiritual growth through the recovery process is how willing we […]
If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, if you care—then do me a favor: Agree with each other, […]
FOR OR AGAINST Matthew 12:30 Morning Start-UpSometimes we want to be on the side of everything that is good, clean and wholesome, then at other times we still want the things we know are no good for us or those we love. It is […]
A New Spirit John 6:63 The Holy Spirit gives life. The body means nothing at all. The words I have spoken to you are from the Spirit. They give life. For about 30 years of my life, I suffered from a bad back. A result of an accident […]
Psalm 25:10 From now on every road you travel Will take you to God. Follow the Covenant signs; Read the charted directions.
Realising I needed God and involving Him in my recovery were two different things. When God invited me to follow Him my immediate response was YES! But then my pride kicked in. I started to justify in my own mind why I didn’t really need to follow Him. […]
Hebrews 12:12-13 Take a new grip with your tired hands, stand firm on your shaky legs, and mark out a straight, smooth path for your feet so that those who follow you, though weak and lame, will not fall and hurt themselves but become strong.