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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 2013 Entries

Weaning Unwanted Behaviors from your Life

Sometimes we complicate our own lives. I know, quite an understatement for most of us. We indulged in addictions or behavior partly to sooth ourselves in the complicated mess we were in, and the result was…more complications.

posted @ Friday, October 25, 2013 4:29 PM | Feedback (0)

Are You Looking Back with Gratitude or Regret?

Looking back at what our slavery to __________________ (name your area of addiction or destructive behavior) has cost us can be both beneficial and harmful. The indicator of which side we are on is discovered by asking ourselves, “Does this thinking result in gratitude or regret?”

posted @ Monday, October 14, 2013 4:54 PM | Feedback (1)

To Reach the Destination Requires Determination

In recovery we will always encounter people and situations that want to divert us from the path of wellness and wholeness. The Lord promises us a way out when we are challenged to fall back (1 Cor. 10:13). But the decision is always ours whether to take his way or our old way.

posted @ Friday, October 11, 2013 4:54 PM | Feedback (2)