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Overcoming Addictions - Help for Christians

Christians and non-Christian alike battle with addictions and other behaviors that they find themselves struggling to leave behind. Through faith in Jesus Christ and placing emotional and spiritual health as attainable goals, we can all be overcomers.

This blog, produced by Certified Recovery Specialist Beth Livingston, is for people to exchange struggles and victories of breaking free from addictions and other hurtful behaviors.

June 2011 Entries

Never Give Up on Beating Your Addiction

I'm sharing this testimony about my pot addiction because we are told that God uses our testimonies to encourage others. All in all, my journey to have my desires line up with God’s desires about this addiction took seven years. I’m glad I never stopped seeking God through it all. Seven years is a long journey. So, wherever you are on your journey, take heart – keep seeking God and he’ll lead you in the way you should go!

posted @ Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2:19 PM | Feedback (4)

Seven Signs You're Not Ready to Quit

What does it take to be ready to quit an addiction or obsessive behavior? Truthfully, it begins with a willingness to admit we are powerless over it. That's the first step in pretty much any recovery program. How can we tell if someone's not ready to take the first step? Not ready to quit? Here are seven indicators that a person's not ready to quit:

posted @ Wednesday, June 08, 2011 10:53 PM | Feedback (3)