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The Benefits of Recovery

Since the beginning of November I’ve seen little reminders on social media and in blog posts about the benefits of gratitude.  Some people like to post daily lists of gratitude.  Daily devotionals are also starting to point us to an

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles

Improving our Conscious Contact with God

By the time one reaches the end of their journey through Celebrate Recovery’s 12 Step program, participants have had many victories over their hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Those who honestly work the program

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles

Step 9: Letters of Healing & Forgiveness

I’ve been down this road before, through the sometimes grueling task of doing my 12-step work in the safety of a Step Study small group setting.    It’s a long process of committed weekly meetings for nine months or more.  I

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Posted in 12 Steps, Sharing Our Stories

Mother Didn’t Always Know Best

Mother knows best. Really? If you’ve been in recovery for any amount of time, you’ve come to realize that many of your hurts, habits, and hang-ups stem from your family of origin, usually your parents. That can make Mother’s Day

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Posted in Recovery Principles, Sharing Our Stories

How to Keep a Recovery Inventory Balanced

  Step 4: We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. There is lots of talk in recovery about keeping our inventories balanced. It is somewhat confusing. The CR Inventory Worksheet, like the one in the image above, was

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Posted in Recovery Principles

The Role of Therapy in Christian Recovery

If you’ve been in recovery for any length of time, you may have sought the wisdom and emotional expertise of a professional counselor.  We may seek a therapist for a rough patch related to our present circumstances, or develop a

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Posted in Recovery Principles

I Walked this Road Before

As a Celebrate Recovery leader, I get the pleasure of watching God at work and speaking into others’ lives.  It’s not because I’m a trained recovery professional or a therapist.  It’s because I’ve walked this road before and experienced the

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Posted in Recovery Principles, Sharing Our Stories
Special Meeting Announcement

Efffective 1/2/2017, official Monday night CR meetings are temporarily suspended. A men's accountability group will be meeting at 7 PM instead (except for Monday holidays). This is an open men's group.

Check the national CR meeting locator for other local programs. (http://locator.crgroups.info/)

Location & Time:
425-392-8636
Monday evenings, 7 PM, men's accountability group, in the UnderGround Cafe.
No meetings on holidays.
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