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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

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

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

Come Hungry to the Table

When I started recovery several years ago, I was hungry. No, I don’t mean that I was literally hungry for food. Although at Thanksgiving time, that would be a natural assumption. I was hungry for change. The hunger for change

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Posted in Recovery Principles

A Mother’s Day Rooted in Reality

Mother’s Day isn’t always about love, chocolate candies and flowers.  If we grew up in a dysfunctional family, it can bring up deep feelings of abandonment and serve as a painful reminder of what we didn’t get from our mother. 

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles, Sharing Our Stories, Testimonies

You’re a Living Testimony

Who doesn’t love a good story? Whether it’s a story told in a riveting television show, a big screen movie, or a page-turning book, we all love a good story—especially one with a happy ending. What makes us want to

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Where Does Your Hope Come From?

I’ve been in recovery for many years and even longer as a follower of Christ.  You’d think that after being a Christian for over 20 years that I would’ve already believed as Principle 2 says “that God existed, that I

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Posted in 12 Steps, CR Lessons, 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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