Deb Recounts Loosing Her Son To Opioid Addiction (Full Story) Video

Deb Recounts Loosing Her Son To Opioid Addiction (Full Story) Video by Stand 4 Recovery GNN Note – The recovery center where I counsel men coming down from heroin and / or meth just lost a young soul. He left on Tuesday and within one hour he committed suicide. After speaking with one of the other men it sounded like he had been planning this event to take place. He was under 30 years of age. I only met him once, but it hurts as if I’ve known for years.…

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Dealing With The Inner Life…When Man Listens

Dealing With The Inner Life…When Man Listens by Cecil Rose for The Oxford Group When we have this real love for people, the office and the factory, the home and the school, and every place where the daily business of life is carried on, will become the scene of life-changing. A hotel proprietor in the South of England meets every day with several of his staff to plan, under the guidance of God, how his hotel may become a place where the guests find not only comfort and rest, but…

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Streets of Philadelphia, Kensington Avenue “Highlight” For the month of August (Video)

Streets of Philadelphia, Kensington Avenue “Highlight” For the month of August Video from KimGary Most dangerous street in Philadelphia Kensington Philadelphia Drug & Crime Problems Violent crime and drug abuse in Philadelphia as a whole is a major problem. The city’s violent crime rate is higher than the national average and other similarly sized metropolitan areas.1 Also alarming is Philadelphia’s drug overdose rate. The number of drug overdose deaths in the city increased by 50% from 2013 to 2015, with more than twice as many deaths from drug overdoses as…

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Life Changing…When Man Listens

Life Changing…When Man Listens by Cecil Rose for The Oxford Group CHAPTER 4 Life Changing Christ called men, not just to a life in which He met their need, but to one in which they joined Him in His task. In vivid and homely language which would stir the imagination of fishermen, He asked Simon and Andrew to join Him in an amazing fishing expedition. The catch was to be men. It is very important that we should get this clear. The Christian life involves necessarily the fullest identification of…

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7 Signs a Recovering Addict may be Headed for a Relapse (Video)

7 Signs a Recovering Addict may be Headed for a Relapse Video from The Cabin Addiction is a chronic disease that requires addicts to be in recovery for the rest of their lives. Oftentimes, addicts get too comfortable in their recovery, which can lead to certain behaviours and thought processes that result in relapse. Our counsellor, Dave McGuire, speaks about what these behaviours are, and what to watch for to avoid relapse.

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Real Sharing…When Man Listens

Real Sharing…When Man Listens by Cecil Rose for The Oxford Group This way of living, which breaks down barriers and builds up trust, can be conveniently described in one word–Sharing. Sharing can be defined as being honest with other people about yourself. It means being willing (for God’s purposes) to give the whole of yourself to anyone. It does not mean telling everything about yourself to everybody you meet. It does mean being willing to tell anything to anyone–if God shows you that your sharing can be useful in establishing…

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5 Self Care Practices (Video)

5 Self Care Practices Video by Recovering Addict Guess what, RA Family? Sunday night Lives are back! but not in the way you expect. While the Weavers are busy moving into their new home, your hosts will be Jake AKA Savage trainer and our lovely Australian Sherie AKA SoberChick. We will be discussing 5 Self Care Practices that work to improve our minds, our perspectives, and our Lives! What are these Practices you may ask? 1) setting intention/ Meditation/ Prayer 2) Spot checks/ Pause when agitated 3) Breathing exercises/ anxiety…

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A Real Relationship of Confidence – When Man Listens

  A Real Relationship of Confidence – When Man Listens by Cecil Rose for The Oxford Group It must be like Christ’s; substitutes do not work. Many of us give to other people, but we give “things” and not “ourselves”. There are plenty of employers who give their work people good wages and a bright welfare-centre, but no personal interest and concern such as would establish a real relationship of confidence. There are parents who give their children a comfortable home and good education, but keep themselves spiritually remote. There…

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The Way to a Different World – When Man Listens

  The Way to a Different World by Cecil Rose for The Oxford Group These are real people from a growing company of men and women who are breaking down barriers and creating new relationships by their simple honesty about themselves. They are prepared to pocket their pride, risk their reputation, hazard their material interests, for the sake of living in the open with their fellows. They are creating a new atmosphere in every community into which they go. They are breaking down the barriers, and opening up the way–the…

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