• Be consistent in attendance of recovery meetings and counseling appointments.
  • Do your homework. It’s helpful to pre-read what will be covered in your recovery group or one-on-one.
  • Do your devotions daily. Keep a journal of the thoughts and feelings that you experience while doing your devotions. Share what you journal with your group and counselor and mentor/sponsor.
  • Maintain an attitude of openness the best of you ability,. You never know when, how, or through whom, God may be speaking to you.
  • Don’t worry about making an impression on others. Be honest in meetings about how you feel, any successes or failures that you may experience.
  • Expect something new. This is a new experience for all of us.
  • Be patient with yourself and with others.

This month's step
We admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

This week's scripture
"If we claim that we’re free of sin, we’re only fooling ourselves. A claim like that is errant nonsense. On the other hand, if we admit our sins – make a clean break of them – he won’t let us down, he’ll be true to himself. He’ll forgive our sins and p
I John 1: 8-10 The Message

This week's quote
“We hide what we know or feel ourselves to be (which we assume to be unacceptable and unlovable) behind some kind of appearance which we hope will be more pleasing. We hide behind pretty faces which we put on for the benefit of our public. And in time we may even come to forget that we are hiding, and think that our assumed pretty faces is what we really look like”
Simon Tugwell