Nature and Power of Surrender

In the first installment of this series, we explored the Nature and Power of Honesty. In the second installment, we focused on the Nature and Power of Belief and Hope. Today, we will explore the Nature and Power of Surrender. This step confronts, conflicts, and challenges us to sacrifice self. It is the first step where action … Continue reading Nature and Power of Surrender

Correcting our course

 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. ~ James 1:5, ESV ~ We grow and assimilate into a recovery lifestyle where everyday life is an exercise in managing change.  This change involves relationships being repaired and restored. Our bodies are changing … Continue reading Correcting our course

Becoming Wise

What matters most is what sort of person you are becoming. Wise individuals care only about whom they are today and who they can be tomorrow ~ Epictetus ~ We must live by those lessons of the recovery life in order to become wise. Wisdom is not something that springs up overnight. Learning wisdom is … Continue reading Becoming Wise

Seek after God in prayer and meditation

Whichever ye shall ask ... which is right, believing that ye shall receive behold it shall be given unto you.  ~ 3 Nephi 18:20 ~ Exercising our faith in our higher power, we grow confident in knowing that through thoughtful prayer and meditation, we may receive counsel and guidance each day. This not only requires our … Continue reading Seek after God in prayer and meditation

Three things individuals need in recovery

With the increase, and awareness, of the opioid crisis there is also the ever-increasing number of people coming into recovery and treatment. We must make an increasingly substantial effort to assist them as they find their way to wholeness and peace. Each person stand in need of three things for recovery to, not only be … Continue reading Three things individuals need in recovery