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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.

October 2011 Entries

Finding Light in the Darkness

When we are in our groups, we have a great opportunity to actually listen to each other and not necessarily fix each other. We know that God will work in us and we are there as His tools to show each other love and compassion. We join with others each week so all can have a safe place to be heard and loved. No one has to be alone; we can always be there to listen to each other.

posted @ Monday, October 31, 2011 7:01 PM | Feedback (0)

Realizing the Power of Our Words

As we walk this road of recovery together we must remember the power of words. Words can encourage and can help others on their road to healing. But words can also cut. They can drive people away. As we sit in our groups we must realize we are there to listen, to encourage and to love each other.

posted @ Thursday, October 20, 2011 5:24 PM | Feedback (0)

What to Do When You Fall

What I got for leaning on those things were a lot of hangovers, lost time and lost relationships. Everything was a struggle as I let temptation take control of my life. As those struggles got worse, I was facing a second divorce and watching my children who I loved more than anything in this world be hurt because of me. I knew I had to change.

posted @ Thursday, October 13, 2011 6:16 PM | Feedback (2)