Message of Hope

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  • The Message of Hope October 2023
    CIACNA XIX UNITY IS A MUST Through Recovery We Grow Walking up to the doors of the hotel, you can’t help but notice so many people in blue T-shirts. The Serenity Team welcomes us with open arm, help and that NA hug. Michael J. said that overall it was a nice turn out for opening… Read more: The Message of Hope October 2023
  • THE MESSAGE OF HOPE September 2023
    Step 9 “We made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others” MAKING PEACE… We all suffer brokenness in our life, in our relationship with others and our relationship with God. Brokenness tends to weigh us down and can easily lead us back into our addiction.… Read more: THE MESSAGE OF HOPE September 2023
  • THE MESSAGE OF HOPE August 2023
    Step 8    “We made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.” Even though Step 8 is one of the shortest steps, the principals of this step have powerful and profound connections to the spiritual process of willingness and forgiveness. I was unable to internalize… Read more: THE MESSAGE OF HOPE August 2023
  • The Message of Hope JULY 2023
    Step 7 “We humbly ask Him to remove our shortcomings” I work a simple program to stay clean and serve God just for today. So when it comes to step seven it is very organic. I get sick and tired of my negative traits, kind of like my hitting rock bottom with the dope .… Read more: The Message of Hope JULY 2023
  • June 2023
    The Message of Hope Step 6 We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character  Step six makes me feel like it’s my opportunity to take a break from beating up on myself. The previous steps were digging into who I am. They revealed my natural human attributes; some of which… Read more: June 2023
  • May 2023
    The Message of Hope Step 5 “We admit it to God, to ourselves, and to another human being, the exact nature of our wrongs” DENIAL: Don’t even know I am lying! It was only by the grace of God that I learned the HOW of this program. It’s been an ongoing process learning to get… Read more: May 2023