Category: Recovery

Powerless

This is a recovery lesson about admitting that we’re powerless on our own to make the changes we need to make in our lives. This idea, which at…

How Not To Be A Gorilla

This is a recovery lesson that focuses on confessing the dark secrets of our past out loud to another person. What could be more fun than that?  Actually,…

A Spiritual Inventory

Spirituality is the aspect of recovery that I think most often gets overlooked. Some of us are very comfortable embracing spirituality, but for others, it feels weird or uncomfortable. A…

A Moral Inventory

I’ll be honest, things are going to get a little uncomfortable. This is the step in the recovery process where things start to get very real.  It’s a good…

On Turning Over Our Lives

When a regular Joe like me teaches a recovery lesson I think it’s most likely to be useful—or at least interesting—to start from exactly where I am myself.  I’m…

On The Serenity Prayer

We have a “wildcard” lesson built into our teaching rotation at my Celebrate Recovery meeting where we focus on the Serenity Prayer rather than one of the steps…

On Relapse

Today we’re going to tackle Principle 7, which says: Principle 7: Reserve a daily time with God for self-examination, Bible reading, and prayer in order to know God…

On Amends

This lessons covers Principe 6 (of the 8 Principles) and Step 8 (of the 12 Steps), which are: Principle 6: Evaluate all my relationships. Offer forgiveness to those who have…