Tag: Process

Integrity Takes Effort

I will refuse to look at anything vile and vulgar. I hate all who deal crookedly; I will have nothing to do with them. I will reject perverse ideas and stay away from every evil. I will not tolerate people who slander their neighbors. I will not endure […]

Do Not Be Afraid

1 John 5:14 There is one thing we can be sure of when we come to God in prayer. If we ask anything in keeping with what he wants, he hears us. We all have hopes and dreams. Some of them attainable some of them not. Isaiah 48:17 […]

A Life-Long Process

Hebrews 12:10 Our earthly fathers disciplined us for a few years, doing the best they knew how. But God’s discipline is always good for us so that we might share in His holiness. Recovery is a life- long process. I love people who say to me “I have […]

A Continual Process of Spiritual Growth

God’s truth stands firm like a foundation stone with this inscription: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and “All who belong to the Lord must turn away from evil.”  Don’t you realize that all of you together are the temple of God and that the Spirit of […]

Live Life Recovery

I have a strong belief that most people fail in the process of recovery because they don’t plan not to. Many of us think simply going through the motions of the Twelve Steps is going to keep us sober, It won’t! In Living Life Recovery, we have a […]

A Life-Long Process

STEP SIX After discovering my sinful habits and attitudes and confessing them, I am now willing to let God change me. Proverbs 13:18 Those who turn away from their training become poor and ashamed. But those who accept warnings are honored I heard a saying in a recovery meeting […]

Moral Inventory

For the next three years, Bill Wilson pursued his recovery through the Oxford Group, which emphasized the following: 1. Complete deflation (of false pride) 2. Dependence on and guidance from God 3. Moral inventory 4. Confession Restitution 5. Continued work with other suffering persons This week at ‘Celebrate Recovery’ we […]

Pretending to Believe

Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord everything you do. Then he will make your plans succeed. If you sincerely want to achieve lasting, growing recovery you need to include God in it. You have all probably heard the clichés “Fake it till you make it.” I don’t believe […]

Be Encouraged ~ God is With You

Psalms 13:1 Lord, how long must I wait? Will you forget me forever? How long will you turn your face away from me? It takes time to settle into the new routine of ‘ Daily Recovery Life’ For so long our lives have just been a mess, no […]

4o Days of Recovery – Day 16

    STEP FIVE: On completion of my list of sinful habits, I will confess them to God and to someone who I trust. The Bible says People will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and […]