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Celebrate Recovery: A Hymn of Thanksgiving

I recently sat down with our Celebrate Recovery (CR) leadership team, men and women who have been engaged in the healing work of CR for several years.  I was curious: What made them come back week after week to serve

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The Impossible Made Possible

Originally posted on Who Moved My Tree:
Yesterday was a good day, but it was also bittersweet.  We celebrated the life of a man I had only known for about 3 years.  But, in those 3 years, he was a…

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Are you Ready for Change?

Definition: Ready, “prepared or available for action or use: inclined, willing, available.” I was ready to stop drinking a long time.  However, I wasn’t willing to allow God in every area of my life (Step 6). I was trapped in

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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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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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Moving From Insanity to Sanity

Step 2: We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. It’s not by accident that I am here (at a Celebrate Recovery meeting).  Relying on

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The Sacrifice of Love

4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does

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Special Meeting Announcement

Official Monday night CR meetings are temporarily suspended and will resume January 2018. All are welcome to attend a weekly ‘Healing is a Choice’ group on Monday nights at 7PM, 10/2-12/18/2017, at the same location.

Check the national CR meeting locator for other local programs. (

Location & Time:
Monday evenings, 7 PM, men's accountability group, in the UnderGround Cafe.
No meetings on holidays.

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