Faith Without Works is Dead


;Abstinent Today:

I am a gratefully recovering compulsive overeater, abstinent by the grace of God one more* day at a time.  †


From today’s entry in Voices of Recovery:

“Those of us who live this program don’t simply carry the message; we are the message.” — The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, p. 106

It is an amazing miracle that I am a message of anything other than, “Don’t do what he’s doing or you’ll end up like him,” because that’s the message my whole life before recovery should have warned.  Today, I am a new message – one of vitality both physical and spiritual, and it is actually a lot of fun living it out.


From Proverbs 9, NIV:

6 Leave your simple ways and you will live;
walk in the way of insight.”

This cry of Wisdom sounds like…

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