Tag: Life

Time For God

Psalms 37:23 If the Lord is pleased with the way a man lives, he makes his steps secure. To please God, we need to change our sinful habits and attitudes. When we do He makes all the parts of our lives fit together. Whilst on the Bridge Program […]

Blessings

Luke 6:38 “Give away your life; you’ll find life given back, but not merely given back–given back with bonus and blessing. Giving, not getting, is the way. Generosity begets generosity.”

Monday Night at Living Life Recovery

The Serenity Prayer is commonly attributed to Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, who composed it in the 1940s. According to its website, Alcoholics Anonymous adopted the Serenity Prayer and began including it in AA materials in 1942. What is so special about this prayer that millions of people use across the world […]

Thought For The Day

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are those whose hearts are pure. They will see God.  God wants us to live pure lives. To clean up our attitudes and behavior. Recovery is not about personal gain. Recovery is about spiritual purpose. Your spiritual purpose has nothing to do with where you […]

The Twelve Gifts Of Life Recovery

In the introduction to the book “The Twelve Gifts of Life Recovery” by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop it talks about God’s gifts of recovery. It says of these gifts “These are not automatic results of “working the program”—they are gifts that may come to us along the way—but by working […]

Personal Accountability

Proverbs 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. What we do affects other and what they do affects us. Recovery is not a part-time process and God will not be happy with us just doing the right thing some of the time. That means not […]

Let God Lead

Matthew 23:12 Anyone who lifts himself up will be brought down. And anyone who is brought down will be lifted up.  Recovery is about glorifying God, not ourselves. All of my life in recovery God has given me opportunities afforded not to others to share my experience, strength […]

Love Your Enemies

“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 […]