Often referred to as codependency, this aspect of addiction refers to destructive social interactions that reinforce or tolerate destructive behaviors. These social dependences are most obvious among alcohol and other drug users and their loved ones, but is also present with every form of addiction like overeating, compulsive religious activity, unhealthy social dependencies, destructive sexual relationships and destructive use of money to name but a few.

This month's step
Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry the message to others and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

This week's scripture
Summing it all up, friends, I'd say you'll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious--the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Put int
Philippians 4:8-9 The Message

This week's quote
"This inrush of God’s Holy Spirit heals us naturally – naturally. But it does far more than that. Indeed, as we pursue the spiritual life we lose sight of the physical benefits in our increasing vision of God Himself. We find after a while that we desire God more for His own sake than for ours."
Agnes Sanford