Grace
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Grace

One of my favorite Psalms in the Bible is Psalm 103.  When I was teaching 4th grade at a Christian school, this Psalm was one that all 4th graders were expected to learn.  In fact, my class recited it to their parents at a special parent’s night.  Since I required them to learn it, I...

Inner Strength
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Inner Strength

Steps 3 and 4 in recovery state, “We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity”, and “We make a decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of God.”  In CR Principle 3 says, “Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to...

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The Power of Forgiveness

I think one of the most difficult steps of recovery is the need to forgive…a difficult concept to fully embrace. Sometimes we can get caught up in the idea that if we forgive someone who has hurt us deeply we are letting them off the hook. But the fact of the matter is that the...

February 20, 2016February 20, 2016by
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Where is Your Focus?

I was reading today in the book of Matthew about Jesus walking on water. You can read the story in Matthew 14:22-23. Jesus had sent the disciples by boat across the Sea of Galilee. He went off to pray while the disciples were traveling to the other side of the lake. However, the sea was...

February 10, 2016March 11, 2016by
Fruit of the Spirit
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Fruit of the Spirit

I was reading in the Celebrate Recovery Daily Devotional and read a great reminder of how to keep our recovery on track.  The comments are based on Galatians 5:22-23. “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” “In recovery and in life, how do we know we...

February 1, 2016February 2, 2016by
Who Is In Control
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Who Is In Control

Recovery is about finding healing and sometimes that can be a difficult process. That can mean being humbled by choices we have made. However, I have found that those humbling moments can bring me back to truth. When I forget that God is in control of everything in my life, I can make unwise decisions...

January 20, 2016January 20, 2016by
Hello This Is Marion
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Hello This Is Marion

We are testing a new web site for posting my weekly comments.  Look for the actual posts in the near future.  Have a great day. ~ Marion

January 14, 2016January 14, 2016by
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Search My Heart

A Reprint from last year: January 8, 2015 Thots A couple of verses that have become at part of my daily prayer life are Psalms 139:23-24 (NLT), “Search me, O God and know my heart; test me and know my thoughts.  Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path...

January 10, 2016January 10, 2016by