Sunday, November 24, 2013
November 23 v5 v6 POWER IN THE PROVERB
A wise man is strong,
Yes, a man of knowledge increases strength;
For by wise counsel you will wage your own war,
And in a multitude of counselors there is safety.
Step 11 - Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of God's will for us and the power to carry that out.
Does the Proverb or the step need to say more! Its amazing to me how many folks in recovery when asked, Have you worked the twelve steps the response is no. Following that they state they have gotten ninety days relapse forty days relapse and it goes on and on. I cannot emphasize enough how important working the steps is. Knowledge and strength is gained by reading and working the steps daily. Another important point in the Proverb is in a multitude of counselors is safety. Surrounding myself with others in recovery folks who have rock solid clean time are my counselors. Believe it or not Facebook has a multitude of great recovery groups filled with folks who will shoot you a comment or a post full of great wisdom and encouragement. The Proverb and the twelve steps are the key too permanent sobriety. Recovery is possible as long as your willing to do the work daily, trusting GOD to carry you through and over every obstacle until you find who HE designed you to be.