Thursday, August 4, 2011

Step 8

made a lists to all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all

step 8 ask us to suspend judgement, bitterness, and resentments towards others. It may be tempting to tell ourselves that we will make amends to others if and when we know they can reciprocate. the spirit of step 8 however requires that we be willing to make such amends unconditionally. How can we forgive and make amends to whom we feel have offended us in the past? How can we forgive when the stings of wounds are still fresh and alive in our hearts? The willingness to forgive can be attained only when we have passed through a series of  God given steps for grieving over these offenses, if we have been violated by others, we must expierience the stages of shock,denial, anger, depression,and sadness in order to purify our hearts only then we will be able to aproach the final step of the grieving process-forgiveness-without resentment and with emotional integrity.

Monday, June 13, 2011



The recovery process is a series of deaths and rebirths. We die time and again to the old relience our carnal dependencies. We continually give birth to new life that is spiritually oriented and infilled with the love of God. In step 6, we ask god to remove defects of character, and this removal requires that we die to old ways of being and acting. We must die on a false relience on possesive and jealous human relationships. we must die to a pre occupation with material wealth, power or authority. we must die to our dependency on mood altering chemicals or food as a means of satiating spiritual needs.
The expression of the holy spirit within us can only be alive to the extent that we have died to our old ways. We seek to be thorough in this invocation of God's help,for half measures availed us nothing.

Monday, May 2, 2011


admitted to God to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

We are able to take this step becuase we know that God loves us unconditionally. he already knows everything about us: but He ask us to confess our wrongs to him,becuase once we agknowledge those wrongs,we are able to begin moving toward a healthier life.

Friday, April 22, 2011

4th step

made a searching and fearless moral inventoy of ourselves.

A personal inventory is crucial to understanding the new direction of our spiritual growth. What aspects of our character do we need to retain and emphasize,and what should be modified or discarded?

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Step 3

We decided to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood him.

"God we offer ourselves tothee to buiid with us and to do with us as thou wilt to relieve us from the bondage of ourselves that we may better do thy will. take away our difficulties that victory over them may bear witness to those we may help, of Thy power Thy love and Thy way of life may we do thy will always."