Category: Thought For Today

Thought For Today

For my part, I am going to boast about nothing but the Cross of our Master, Jesus Christ. Because of that Cross, I have been crucified in relation to the world, set free from the stifling atmosphere of pleasing others and fitting into the little patterns that they […]

Recovery Reflection

“Are you listening to this? Really listening? “Listen carefully to what I am saying–and be wary of the shrewd advice that tells you how to get ahead in the world on your own.” ‘The best things in life aren’t free.’ Some of us have suffered much in the consequences […]

Thought For Today

Day 313 ~ Stand firmHow are your efforts in recovery encouraging others to seek God?   IN ORDER TO DISCOVER GOD’S PURPOSE FOR MY LIFE, IMPLEMENT IT AND TO IMPROVE MY RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM, I WILL SPEND TIME DAILY IN PRAYER, READING THE BIBLE AND MEDITATING ON IT. […]

Step Eleven

Colossians 4:2 Pray diligently. Stay alert, with your eyes wide open in gratitude. THERE IS A PURPOSE TO RECOVERY! And it is outlined in step eleven “To discover God’s purpose for my life, implement it and improve my relationship with Him.” Psalms 4:3-8 says “Look at this: look […]

Self~Esteem

HAVING GONE THROUGH THESE STEPS AND DISCOVERING THE IMPORTANCE OF INDIVIDUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD THROUGH JESUS, I WILL TRY TO LIVE ACCORDING TO HIS PRINCIPLES AND TO LEAD OTHERS TO PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM Our self-esteem should be centered in the value God gives us. He created us, […]

The Word For Recovery

PURPOSE We, humans, keep brainstorming options and plans, but God’s purpose prevails.  Form your purpose by asking for counsel, then carry it out using all the help you can get. It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we […]

Growing Up ~ Spiritually

Recovery requires a change of character that can only be obtained through a relationship with Jesus. There’s no particular virtue in accepting punishment that you well deserve. But if you’re treated badly for good behavior and continue in spite of it to be a good servant, that is […]

CONSCIENCE ~ A Gift From God

This morning in my devotional time I read from the ‘Life Recovery Devotional’ the ‘Day 20, Step 10’ reading. Which was headed ‘A Sensitive Conscience’  As I read it a thought occurred to me, which became the title of today’s ‘Thought For Today.’  None of us got up one day and thought to ourselves […]

Openness To Change

Ephesians 4:23 Now your attitudes and thoughts must all be constantly changing for the better. Today I attended Celebrate Recovery Frankston. The lesson for the day was lesson three ‘HOPE’ As I went into small group I realized, and it surprised me. Having lived a life of change since 1989. I am nor […]

Accept Different

2 Corinthians 10:18  When someone boasts about himself and how well he has done, it doesn’t count for much. But when the Lord commends him, that’s different! When we big note ourselves and don’ t accept the contribution of God and other people to our recovery we can […]