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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.

May 2012 Entries

Waiting Is Hard

Pete reached a crossroad. He could give up and head for the liquor store or his using friends. He could borrow money he couldn’t pay back or pawn clothes, watches, anything to numb his anxiety with a six-pack of beer or other drugs. The other choice would be to trust God. Psalm 27:13-14 says, “I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD” (NIV).

posted @ Friday, May 25, 2012 9:43 AM | Feedback (3)

How to Find Trust After the Affair

Trust is hard. Trust means putting your full belief in something. “Like trusting in a parachute,” I heard someone say recently. It doesn't come easily, especially as an adult, once we understand how the world really works and become cynical. If you've been betrayed by a spouse, trusting anyone or anything ever again seems impossible.

posted @ Friday, May 04, 2012 11:29 AM | Feedback (6)