Tag Archives: Celebrate Recovery

I Have Become…

God never wasted a hurt – a common saying… we all have issues – some are just more prevalent than others – with mental illness it is both out there but also so well hidden… Paul the Apostle wrote : 1 Corinthians 9:22-23 NLT  I have become all things to all people so that by …

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O God, I Beg Two Favours

From a devotional: Prov 30:7-8  O God, I beg two favors from you; let me have them before I die.   First, help me never to tell a lie.  Second, give me neither poverty nor riches! Give me just enough to satisfy my needs.  Psalms 23… I shall not want…also comes to mind… A clean slate… A new year… …

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God and Paul are Punny

God definitely has a sense of humor… How else can you explain the duck-billed platypus? In Philemon Paul talks about Onesimus who needs to be accepted after he had fallen out of grace… Philemon is challenged by Paul to set an example both as a man and brother in Christ…  And then Paul lightens the atmosphere he …

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I Don’t Want to Adult

Today marks 2 years since my last admission ended… Major medication changes… It took many months to get to the right combo but it was well on its way… I had to trust my psych that he knew what he was doing…  With God it’s the same thing… I have to trust Him… Picture a …

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Hello God… It’s About Time

Hello God – Integrity

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Nudges

My sweet pooch, Ivory, would love to play outside all day except on really raining days… Unfortunately for her she needs to be with someone to watch her and my life gets in her way… But when it’s time to do what must be “done” she gives me a nudges with her nose and until …

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If Only

I’m currently doing the 12-step program Celebrate Recovery offers. It’s actually my third time. Every time I do there’s always something more that God can work on with me. We’re dealing with the lesson on POWERLESS – an acrostic on how we really need to depend on God and for God’s help with the issue… …

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Job’s Story and My Integrity

There once was a man named Job who lived in the land of Uz. He was blameless—a man of complete integrity. Satan had been going to and forth over the earth (and he still does this today). God and he talk and Job comes up in the conversation…. So God says I give you permission …

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Routines, Jesus & Spirals

My Christian routine has been off lately… Hubby retired, living in a new place, family needs… new commitments, times of sharing with friends, other personal trials… oh – don’t forget that I still deal with Mental Health Issues – and the cherry on the top – a brain injury… (the coconut – ADHD) I NEED …

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A Tomato And Mental Health

 I was tending to my little garden, a hopeful success this summer (I usually kill anything). As I was working my way down to my tomato plants – I saw it! My first tomato! (and yes I know there are more in the picture). What makes this little tomato so special was a reflection on how 1, …

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