Category: Recovery

Recovery Devotion 136, 2021

RECOVERY CHANGES LIVESPsalms 32:3  When I kept silent about my sin, my body became weak because I groaned all day long. Suppressed guilt and shame in my life because of how I was living made it impossible for me to live a normal life. All-day, every day I […]

Twelve Steps of Christianity

Hi there, Over the last couple of months, I have been challenged with the topic of what this blog will focus on in 2021. Every year in November and December I attempt to make a conscious decision on the focus for the year ahead. To date, I have […]

RELAPSE

We are all the most vulnerable to relapse when life is going well. When things are going well we tend to stop listening to God because we think we can now handle things on our own. We start to neglect to go to meetings, reading the Bible, praying […]

Tolerate Different

Colossians 3:13 Put up with each other. Forgive the things you are holding against one another. Forgive, just as the Lord forgave you Tolerating the differences. We all have them and some of them can be really annoying. God created us all in His image. He in His […]

Changed?

In Luke 12 Jesus said, “I have come to change everything, turn everything right side up.”  “I’ve come to disrupt and confront.” “You don’t have to be a genius to understand these things.” He said “Just use your common sense.”  “Are you caught up in the turmoil of addiction and compulsion? feeling […]

Why Recovery?

Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love. Long, long ago he decided to adopt us into his family through Jesus Christ. (What pleasure he […]

I Will Not Leave You Orphaned

“If you love me, show it by doing what I’ve told you. I will talk to the Father, and he’ll provide you another Friend so that you will always have someone with you. This Friend is the Spirit of Truth. The godless world can’t take him in because […]

Talk to God then Listen

There are more troubles all around me than I can count. My sins have caught up with me, and I can’t see any longer. My sins are more than the hairs of my head. I have lost all hope. Psalm 40:12 Sin creates a barrier between us and […]

Balance

Hebrews 4:1 God’s promise of enjoying his rest still stands. So be careful that none of you fails to receive it. Through many years in recovery, attending many meetings and many events I am aware of how lucky I am. I am also conscious of the fact that […]