Really: Just Keep Going
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Really: Just Keep Going

Winston Churchill is often quoted as having said, “If you are going through hell, keep going.”  I looked it up, and there is no real proof that he actually said that. But it’s a pretty good quote anyway. The nearest quote I could find was this:  “Someone once asked a man how he was. He...

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the Landing

Come join us THIS Wednesday (January 11th) for our New Year kick off meeting! We meet from 7-8:30 with dinner at 6:00. We’d LOVE to meet you! Information or questions: Tammy Bollinger (510.912.2533) tammy.bollinger@gmail.com David Armstrong (510.500.2778) Itanewf@mac.com

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
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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...

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