When you feel useless, Jesus is far greater than your feeling

There are days when the dark clouds of affliction hinder my experience of the Son’s warmth. Whether it’s my personality, the seemingly never-ending reality of struggle, spiritual warfare, or a mix of all the above, at those times a sense of depression sets in. The dark clouds define my outlook on life. Today has been … Continue reading When you feel useless, Jesus is far greater than your feeling

January 6 | Week in Review

A New Year for Spiritual Growth This year is a year of Focus. This article provides some recommendations for individuals who are focused on spiritual growth, gaining wisdom and insight, and developing a more deeper and enriching relationship with God. These resources are able to be purchased through the affiliate links of Christian Books. Recommendations … Continue reading January 6 | Week in Review

Fellowship and sharing words of hope

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another... ~ Hebrews 10:24-25 ~ We begin to learn the fellowship aspect of recovery. Coming together with other individuals, sharing our stories becomes a contagion of hope. Hope … Continue reading Fellowship and sharing words of hope

The Courage to Live Boldly

for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. ~ 2 Timothy 1:7, ESV ~ My favorite Wizard of Oz character is the cowardly lion. We typically do not associate a lion with fear and cowardliness. Yet, he meets Dorothy, Tin Man and Strawman. Together, they are heading toward the … Continue reading The Courage to Live Boldly

Assurance in Troubled Times

He is not afraid of bad news. His heart is firm, trusting in the Lord. His heart is steady, he will not be afraid, until he looks in triumph on his adversaries ~ Psalms 112: 7-8, ESV ~ Recovery teaches us to live courageously in a troubled world. We are living in a fear-based world. … Continue reading Assurance in Troubled Times