Category Archives: CR Monday

God Doesn’t Make Junk

June 26, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:13-14 God doesn’t make junk! I heard that line when I first came into recovery. I needed to hear it because […]

Stop Digging

June 19, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 I was […]

Health

June 12, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“…being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 A lot of people may think Celebrate Recovery is for addicts and alcoholics only. What you may not know is that 70% of people come to CR for […]

Overcoming Evil With Good

June 05, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Do not be overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good.” Romans 12:21 Why do we need recovery? Why after 31 years am I still in recovery? I don’t know about you, but after all these years the truth is I still can’t fix myself but I know who can. There is one God and […]

Don’t Take Faith For Granted

May 29, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 To be honest I admit that sometimes I take my faith for granted and my country as well. As I reflect on this Memorial Day many thoughts and memories come to my mind. It all starts with Jesus; […]

Forgive

May 22, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Do not judge others, and God will not judge you; do not condemn others, and God will not condemn you; forgive others, and God will forgive you.” Luke 6:37 I have been reading devotionals, my bible, and listening to sermons this last week about forgiveness. Tonight in my CR 12-step group we will be discussing […]

Let Go of the Rope

May 15, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:17-18 Have you ever found yourself struggling with someone about something and neither of you can make any head […]

Hands and Feet

May 08, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Isn’t it obvious that God-talk without God-acts is outrageous nonsense?” James 2:17 (MSG) “Christ has no body now but yours. No hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes through which he looks compassion on this world. Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good. Yours are the hands […]

Celebrate

May 01, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“And you will sing as on the night you celebrate a holy festival; your hearts will rejoice as when people go up with flutes to the mountain of the Lord, to the Rock of Israel,” Isaiah 30:29 Celebration seems to be the theme this time of year, sharing the Good News of our Lord and […]

Don’t Give Up

April 24, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Anyone who comes to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” Hebrews 11:6 This Friday marks a special celebration for Celebrate Recovery at Crossroads Church. It’s a celebration of God’s power in the lives of thousands of people who have come through the doors of CR over […]