What’s Love Got to Do With it

August 07, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang […]

Self-Judging and Grace

July 31, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang […]

Receive and Give

July 24, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“I will give you back your health again and heal your wounds.” Jeremiah 30:17 Many people come to CR with a wide variety of hurts, habits, and hang-ups; but what we have in common is that we all start at Step 1, we all need help. Some Christians I have talked with over the years […]

Attitude of Gratitude

July 17, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly.” Colossians 3:16 Step 11 is our focus for the next couple of weeks at Celebrate Recovery: “We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and power to carry that out.”  There is […]

Celebrate Love

July 10, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy, that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever!” Psalm 30:11-12 Why do we call Celebrate Recovery “Celebrate” Recovery? Because we are […]

Celebrate

July 03, 2017, By: Dana Cramer

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” Romans 12:10-13 We had a wonderful Celebrate Recovery Celebration […]

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 […]