My eyes grow dim with longing for you to fulfill your wonderful promise to rescue me. Lord, deal with me in loving-kindness, and teach me, your servant, to obey. Psalm 119:123-124 Recovery for me has been a time of ‘Looking and Waiting’ I have never had a problem seeing […]
Don’t be selfish; don’t live to make a good impression on others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourself. Don’t just think about your own affairs, but be interested in others, too, and in what they are doing. Philippians 2:3-4 TRUE WISDOM BRINGS PEACE AND LEADS […]
“CHILDISH ADULTHOOD” Luke 18:15-17 Morning Start-UpThere have been many times in my life in the past when I have been ‘childish’, but not ‘childlike’ When I was stubborn, foolish and destructive. Times when under the influence of alcohol and/or other […]
Proverbs 16:3 Commit your work to the Lord, then it will succeed. Psalms 37:5 Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him to help you do it. God is ready, willing and able to help us succeed in the recovery process if we will just put our […]
Self-Deception Proverbs 28:26 Anyone who trusts in himself is foolish. But a person who lives wisely is kept safe. “I only trust myself!” “I can do it!” Two of the most self-deceptive statements we have all said at one time or another in our lives. We have […]
How can people call for help if they don’t know who to trust? And how can they know who to trust if they haven’t heard of the One who can be trusted? And how can they hear if nobody tells them? And how is anyone going to tell […]
Trust and obey Does God mess up? Does God Almighty ever get things backwards? I do admit that I have fears that when I come you’ll disappoint me and I’ll disappoint you, and in frustration with each other everything will fall to pieces–quarrels, jealousy, flaring tempers, taking sides, angry […]
Romans 15:13 I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in Him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.