Striving For The Promises

WORRIES, PRAYER AND ADHD

WORRIES, PRAYER AND ADHD

I will study the gospel and recovery literature (I believe the principles and literature of recovery are part of the gospel and doctrine of Jesus Christ), I will be present with my wife and children, I will try to serve others. I will let tomorrow take care of itself, and I will dedicate the rest of today to God.

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RECOVERY IS PROGRESSIVE

RECOVERY IS PROGRESSIVE

For me, this short history shows the progressive nature of recovery and how God is able to build upon each right step I take and by small means work mighty miracles. I am excited to see how my recovery continues to develop as I strive to continue working the steps and applying their principles in all my affairs one day at a time.

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SURRENDER IS LETTING GO

SURRENDER IS LETTING GO

This post is a collection of quotes about surrender from the SA White Book. (I have made minor modifications to accommodate the purpose of this blog.)“To win, I had to surrender and admit defeat.The pain of awareness of who I really was drove me to work the Twelve Steps of recovery. The real freedom began when I could be free of my past. I became as a child, teachable, having to reject my way of doing and thinking for a new way of life based on surrender of my will to God. Then I began working on my defects, as...

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THE NEED TO FEEL SAFE

THE NEED TO FEEL SAFE

Jesus/Father, I don’t have the power or ability to care for or provide for our family; but, You do. Please take care of and provide for my family. Please enable me to help you care for and provide for my family. Please give me the knowledge and power that are required to carry out whatever tasks and role you assign me.

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THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE

THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE

I must stop putting the fulfillment of my instinctual, temporal desires above my obedience to spiritual law and the pursuit of character development. The purpose of life is fulfilled only by obeying the spiritual laws that govern every aspect of this world, including the proper fulfillment of our natural instincts for temporal security, companionship, society, etc.

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