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A Surprising Key to Getting Unstuck

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  Philippians 4:6 I used to be a pessimist.  Thankfully those days and that life of pessimism are behind me. 

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Posted in Recovery Principles

Removing my Character Defects

Principle 5: Voluntarily submit to every change God wants to make in my life and humbly ask Him to remove my character defects. Recovery, it’s not a quick fix.  It takes time, humility, prayer and a whole lot

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles

HOME RUN Movie Night at CR on the Plateau

Celebrate Recovery on the Plateau is pleased to announce a special movie night on Monday, September 8, starting at 6:30 PM (not our normal meeting time of 7:00), with a viewing of “HOME RUN”.   The timing of this viewing coincides

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Posted in Ministry Updates

Are you Ready for Change?

Definition: Ready, “prepared or available for action or use: inclined, willing, available.” I was ready to stop drinking a long time.  However, I wasn’t willing to allow God in every area of my life (Step 6). I was trapped in

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles, Testimonies

Celebrate Recovery Tackles Mental Health Issues

The shocking suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams (a recovering alcohol and drug addict) has brought a lot of talk to the forefront about mental health issues.  That’s probably the only good that can really be said about something as

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Posted in Recovery Principles

Negativity vs Positivity: Which one are you Feeding?

One thing I have learned in my recovery journey is how important my attitude is to my progress.  I can get down on myself very easily. “Why can’t I overcome my codependence?  Why can’t I start this, or why can’t

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A Painful Lesson in Denial

I tip my hat to everyone who showed up at CR this week for Lesson 1.  It takes courage to walk in the door on a night when the lesson is on denial.  Because let’s face it, if you attend doesn’t that

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Posted in 12 Steps, CR Lessons, 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. (

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

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