Monday, September 30, 2013
Labels: 12 steps, alcohol, Anger, cutting, depression, drugs, Get Help, Indian River County, Life Hurts God Heals, recovery, Step 3, student, Student Support Group, substance abuse, Teenager, Trust, Vero Beach
Sunday, September 22, 2013
But what if you could? What if there was a power switch you could flick and change? Would that bring you a little hope? Would you be eager to hit the switch to change the way you respond to hurt and pain in your life, or would you just want the switch to rid you of the hurt and pain? Think about the most painful thing in your life right now... would you just want it to go away, or learn how to get through it? For you... is change an event, like a magic trick, or a process like getting into shape?
Monday, September 16, 2013
Have you ever wished you could just be somewhere else? As hurt and pain begin to mount up do you look for that trap door, exit stage left, the quickest way out of your pain? Maybe a good video game, some time spent watching the T.V., or playing sports is how you have learned to escape. Or maybe you have used more destructive things like alcohol, drugs, sex, or fighting. Do you find yourself trying to avoid the pain in you life at any cost and at every turn? Has the build up of ignored hurt caused you to become detached from the reality of circumstances in your life? Do you believe everything will just go away... in time?
Labels: Anger, cutting, drugs, Escape, George Lynch, Get Help, Immanuel Church, Indian River County, Life Hurts God Heals, Powerless, Rebirth Ministry, recovery, Step 1, Student Support Group, Vero Beach
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
No matter what our coping mechanism is, good or bad, it's just a mask to cover up the hurt in our lives. Sooner or later we are faced with the question, "Am I ready to admit my powerlessness and ask for help?" If there is one thing that can be promised it's this, YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE LIKE THIS ANYMORE! Here's why...