Monthly Archives: January 2015

Recovery Is Doing Whatever It Takes

Recovery is necessary for your survival. It is the clean air you breathe. It is your life’s resource. In order to recover, you have to do whatever it takes. A recovering alcoholic told me recently that his mother did not … Continue reading

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What’s Your Recovery Vision?

What does your recovery vision look like? If you have been keeping a recovery journal, your words are the keys to your recovery vision. You may have heard the words vision board or treasure mapping. On a piece of a … Continue reading

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The Background Check

In Celebrate Recovery, no background checks are ever done. It’s not necessary. Our backgrounds led us to hell and back. Addiction is not in the forefront. Recovery is. Recovery is deeply personal for some individuals. For me it is not. … Continue reading

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Stepping Outside Of The Box

Later tonight I will go to a performance in which I will be a part of. The first time I did open mic night was at a local coffee house. The owner “had” to sensor my poetry. It was not … Continue reading

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Don’t You Worry

Somewhere deep within the words come to me……Don’t you worry. Cast your cares to God above. He has a plan for you. The worries will slowly fade away. Your life is not over. Your life is just beginning. Recovery hurts. … Continue reading

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All I Have

All I have is you oh Lord. You alone know my sufferings. You alone are faithful to me callings. I have nothing to fear when you are near me. I desire to be closer to you. I desire to be … Continue reading

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Healing Testimony

What is your healing testimony. Yesterday I spoke just part of my testimony at a Leadership Conference in college. Telling my story rejuvenated my mission of recovering from life’s hurts,habits, and hangups. This past week has been a roller coaster … Continue reading

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